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Pale catshark

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Scyliorhinidae
Scientific name  Apristurus sibogae
Higher classification  Apristurus
Order  Carcharhiniformes
Superorder  Selachimorpha
Genus  Apristurus
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
Subclass  Elasmobranchii
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Similar  Panama ghost catshark, Peppered catshark, Longfin catshark, Spongehead catshark, Longnose catshark

The pale catshark (Apristurus sibogae) is a rare catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae. The holotype,the only specimen, was found on the Makassar Strait slope at a depth of 655 m. Its length is around 21 cm, although this measurement was taken from a juvenile specimen. The reproduction of the pale catshark is oviparous.

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Pale catshark Wikipedia


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