Flatnose cat shark

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Flatnose cat shark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. acanutus
Binomial name
Apristurus acanutus (invalid jr. synonym of A. platyrhynchus)
(Chu, Q. W. Meng & S. Li, 1985)

The flatnose cat shark, Apristurus acanutus, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found in the northwest Pacific Ocean off Zhujiang, South China Sea. This species is now considered a junior synonym of A. platyrhynchus.

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