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Graceful catshark

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Proscylliidae
Scientific name  Proscyllium habereri
Higher classification  Proscyllium
Order  Carcharhiniformes
Superorder  Selachimorpha
Genus  Proscyllium
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
Subclass  Elasmobranchii
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Similar  Cuban ribbontail catshark, African ribbontail catshark, Proscylliidae, Harlequin catshark, Slender smooth‑hound

The graceful catshark (Proscyllium habereri) is a species of finback catshark, belonging to the family Proscylliidae. This shark is found in the western Pacific Ocean, from southeastern Japan to Vietnam and northwestern Java, at depths between 50 and 100 m. Females can reach a length of 65 cm.

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