Broadgill catshark

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Broadgill catshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. riveri
Binomial name
Apristurus riveri
Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944
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The broadgill catshark, Apristurus riveri, is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, between 30°N and 9° N, on the continental slopes at depths between 700 and 1,500 m. Its length is up to 46 cm. The reproduction of the broadgill catshark is oviparous.

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