Blackspotted catshark

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Blackspotted catshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Halaelurus
Species: H. buergeri
Binomial name
Halaelurus buergeri
(J. P. Müller & Henle, 1838)
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The blackspotted catshark, Halaelurus buergeri, is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae. It is found in the waters off the coasts of Japan, Korea, China, and Taiwan between latitudes 39° N and 20° N, at the depths of between 80 and 100 m. It can grow up to 49 cm in length.

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  1. ^ S. V. Valenti (2008). "Halaelurus buergeri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved February 4, 2010.