Biblio Entry Summary for Bythaelurus giddingsi
Citation McCosker, J.E., D.J. Long and C.C. Baldwin, 2012, Description of a new species of deepwater catshark, Bythaelurus giddingsi sp. nov., from the Galápagos Islands (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae).. Zootaxa 3221:48-59.
Ref. 89625 McCosker, J.E., D.J. Long and C.C. Baldwin, 2012
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Named Used as Valid Bythaelurus giddingsi
Locality Galapagos, Darwin Island, CAS 210091.
Distribution Galápagos Islands
Quote Observed and collected from Darwin and Marchena islands between 428-562 m depth, living on the bottom above sand or sand and mud substrates in the vicinity of lava boulders, either over flat bottoms or along slopes to 45°. Specimens were observed but not collected at Cabo Hammond, Fernandina Island, at 496 m, and were photographed at a seamount SE of San Cristobal Island at 461 m.
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