Hydrolagus Abyssal Ghostshark, Hydrolagus trolli Click to enlarge image
An Abyssal Ghostshark trawled at a depth around 1350 m, Lord Howe Rise, during the NORFANZ expedition, 24 May 2003. Image: Kerryn Parkinson
© NORFANZ Founding Parties

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    trolli
    Genus
    Hydrolagus
Hydrolagus Abyssal Ghostshark, Hydrolagus trolli Abyssal Ghostshark, Hydrolagus trolli
A young Abyssal Ghostshark and egg case trawled at a depth around 1400 m on the Norfolk Ridge, during the NORFANZ expedition, 29 May 2003. Image: Kerryn Parkinson
© NORFANZ Founding Parties

An Abyssal Ghostshark trawled at a depth around 1350 m, Lord Howe Rise, during the NORFANZ expedition, 24 May 2003.

Notes

The species has been collected from scattered locations in Victoria, the Lord Howe Rise, Norfolk Ridge, New Caledonia and New Zealand.


Hydrolagus Abyssal Ghostshark, Hydrolagus trolli Abyssal Ghostshark, Hydrolagus trolli
Dorsal view of a young Abyssal Ghostshark and egg case trawled from a depth of about 1400 m on the Norfolk Ridge, during NORFANZ expedition, 29 May 2003. Image: Kerryn Parkinson
© NORFANZ Founding Parties