Samiksha Jaiswal

Halaelurus sellus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Scyliorhinidae
Scientific name  Halaelurus sellus
Rank  Species
Subclass  Elasmobranchii
Superorder  Selachimorpha
Genus  Halaelurus
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Carcharhiniformes
Similar  Halaelurus, Bighead catshark, Carcharhiniformes, Quagga catshark, Speckled catshark

Halaelurus sellus, commonly known as the Rusty Catshark in Australia, is a species of catshark in the genus Halaelurus. It is a tropical catshark found around the waters off Australia, in the eastern Indian Ocean. It was named by W.T. White, P.R. Last, and J.D. Stevens in 2007. Male Halaelurus sellus can reach a maximum length of 35.3 centimetres, while females can reach a maximum length of 42.3 centimetres.

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