New records of the lollipop catshark Cephalurus cephalus (Scyliorhinidae) from the Gulf of California, Mexico

  title={New records of the lollipop catshark Cephalurus cephalus (Scyliorhinidae) from the Gulf of California, Mexico},
  author={Hugo Aguirre-Villase{\~n}or and Carolina Salas-Singh},
  journal={Revista Mexicana De Biodiversidad},
On February 11th 2007, 13 neonates and 4 adults of Cephalurus cephalus were collected using a benthic sledge, during one oceanographic cruise (Talud X, St. 12) in the mid Gulf of California, Mexico (28o01’36” N, 111o51’50” W). The lollipop catsharks were caught at a depth of 464 to 486 m and at a temperature of 9.4°C, and where hypoxic (0.14 ml/l) conditions prevail. The total length (TL) of one female (221 mm) and one male (184 mm) was shorter than the known estimated sexual maturation size… 
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