Habitat and Ecology
- Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
- Bogutskaya, N.G. 2007 Preliminary assignment of coordinates to type localities in the Catalog of Fishes. Unpublished dbf file. (Ref. 58018)
From 330 to 330 meters.
Life History and Behavior
- Breder, C.M. and D.E. Rosen 1966 Modes of reproduction in fishes. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, New Jersey. 941 p. (Ref. 205)
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
- IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
The pocket shark is a very poorly known deepwater shark recorded from the Nazca Submarine Ridge off northern Chile. The holotype, and only known specimen, was an adolescent female (40 cm total length (TL)), taken at a depth of 330 m. Nothing is known of its biology or threats in the area.