Accession Number : AD0841530

Title :   A NEW SHARK SPECIES IN THE TONKIN GULF (NOVYI VID AKULY IZ TONKINSKOGO ZALIVA--NEGOGALEUS LONGICAUDATUS BESSEDNOV SP. N. (PISCES, CARCHARHINIDAE),

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s) : Besednov, L. N.

Report Date : 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A new shark species, Negogaleus longicaudatus Bessednov of the family Carcharhiridae is described. It differs from the close species N. pectoralis (Garman) from the Massachusetts Bay in the lesser length of the mouth and by black coloration of anterior margins of both dorsal and caudal fins. (Author)

Descriptors :   *TONKIN GULF), (*SHARKS, MORPHOLOGY(BIOLOGY), IDENTIFICATION, MARINE BIOLOGY, USSR.

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE