Leonard Compagno

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Leonard Joseph Victor Compagno, auch Leonard J. V. Compagno

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  • Compagno, L.J.V. & Springer, S. 1971. Iago, a new genus of carcharhinid sharks, with a redescription of I. omanensis. Fishery Bulletin, 69 (3): 615-626, 6 fig. Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V. 1973. Interrelationships of living elasmobranchs. Pp. 15–61 in: Greenwood, P.H., Miles, R.S. & Patterson, C. (eds.): Interrelationships of Fishes. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, London, 53. Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V. 1977. Phyletic relationships of living sharks and rays. American Zoologist, 17 (2): 303–322. Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V. 1979. Carcharhinoid sharks: morphology, systematics, and phylogeny. Stanford University. Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V. & Roberts, T.R. 1982. Freshwater stingrays (Dasyatidae) of southeast Asia and New Guinea, with description of a new species of Himantura and reports of unidentified species. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 7 (4): 321-339. Zitatseite 
  • Taylor, L. R., Jr., Compagno, L. J. V. & Struhsaker, P. J. 1983. Megamouth -- a new species, genus, and family of lamnoid shark (Megachasma pelagios, family Megachasmidae) from the Hawaiian Islands. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, (Series 4) 43 (8): 87-110. (BHL) Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V. 1984. FAO species catalogue. Vol. 4. Sharks of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Part 1 - Hexanchiformes to Lamniformes. i-viii + 1-249. (PDF) / Part 2. Charcharhiniformes. No. 125, 4 (2): 251-655. Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V. 1984. FAO species catalogue. Vol. 4. Sharks of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Part 1 - Hexanchiformes to Lamniformes. i-viii + 1-249. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L. & Randall, J.E. 1987. Rhinobatos punctifer, a new species of guitarfish (Rhinobatiformes: Rhinobatidae) from the Red Sea, with notes on the Red Sea batoid fauna. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, (Series 4) 44 (14): 335-342. (BHL) Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V. 1988. Sharks of the order Carcharhiniformes. Princeton University Press, Princeton, N. J. i-xxii + 1-486 + 21 separate figs., Pls. 1-35. Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V., Ebert, D.A. & Cowley, P.D. 1991. Distribution of offshore demersal cartilaginous fish (Class Chondrichthyes) off the West coast of Southern Africa, with notes on their systematics. South African Journal of Marine Science, 11 (1): 43–139. Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V. & Stevens, J.D. 1993. Galeus gracilis n. sp., a new sawtail catshark from Australia, with commments on the systematics of the genus Galeus Rafinesque, 1810 (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae). Records of the Australian Museum, 45 (2): 171-194. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Randall, J.E. & Compagno, L. 1995. A review of the guitarfishes of the genus Rhinobatos (Rajiformes: Rhinobatidae) from Oman, with description of a new species. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 43 (2): 289-298. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V. & Niem, V.H. 1998. Carcharhinidae: Requiem sharks. Pp. 1312–1360 in:
  • Carpenter, K.E. & Niem. V.H. (eds) 1998. FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes The living marine resources of the western central Pacific Cephalopods, crustaceans, holothurans and sharks. 2. Rome: FAO. Zitatseite  Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V. 1999. Checklist of living elasmobranchs. Pp. 471-498 in: Hamlett, W.C. [Ed.]: Sharks, skates, and rays: the biology of elasmobranch fishes. i-x, 1-515. Zitatseite 


  • Compagno, L.J.V., Last, P.R., Stevens, J.D. & Alava, M.N.R. 2005. Checklist of Philippine Chondrichthyes. CSIRO Marine Laboratories, Report No. 243: 1-103. Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V., Dando, M. & Fowler, S. 2005. Sharks of the world. Harper Collins Publishers, London. Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V. & Last, P.R. 2008. A new species of wedgefish, Rhynchobatus palpebratus sp. nov. (Rhynchobatoidei: Rhynchobatidae), from the Indo-West Pacific. Pp. 227-240 in: Descriptions of new Australian Chondrichthyans. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper No. 22. Zitatseite 
  • Marshall, A.D., Compagno, L.J.V. & Bennett, M.B. 2009. Redescription of the genus Manta with resurrection of Manta alfredi (Krefft, 1868) (Chondrichthyes; Myliobatoidei; Mobulidae). Zootaxa, 2301: 1-28. Zitatseite 


  • Compagno, L.J.V. & Last, P.R. 2010. A new species of wedgefish, Rhynchobatus springeri (Rhynchobatoidei, Rhynchiobatidae), from the western Pacific. Pp. 77-88 in: Descriptions of new sharks and rays from Borneo. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper No. 32. Zitatseite 
  • Ebert, D.A., White, W.T., Goldmann, K.J., Compagno, L.J.V., Daly-Engel, T.S. & Ward, R.D. 2010. Resurrection and redescriptions of Squalus suckleyi (Girard, 1854) from the North Pacific, with comments on the Squalus acanthias subgroup (Squaliformes: Squalidae). Zootaxa, 2612 (1): 22–40. Zitatseite 
  • Ebert, D.A., Fowler, S. & Compagno, L.J.V. 2013. Sharks of the world: a fully illustrated guide to the sharks of the world. Wild Nature Press, 1-528. Zitatseite 
  • Compagno, L.J.V. 2016. Sharks. Pp. 1123–1336 in: Carpenter, K.E., De Angelis, N. (eds): The living marine resources for Eastern Central Atlantic. Volume 2: bivalves, gastropods, hagfishes, sharks, batoid fishes, and chimaeras. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purpose. FAO, Rome. Zitatseite 
  • Last, P.R., Kyne, P.M. & Compagno, L.J.V. 2016. A new species of wedgefish Rhynchobatus cooki (Rhinopristiformes, Rhinidae) from the Indo–West Pacific. Zootaxa, 4139 (2): 233-247. Zitatseite