Ghost catshark

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Ghost catshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. manis
Binomial name
Apristurus manis
(S. Springer, 1979)
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The ghost catshark, Apristurus manis, is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae found on the continental slopes in the northwest Atlantic off Massachusetts, and the northeast Atlantic from the Porcupine Bank west of Ireland, at depths between 600 and 1,900 m. The ghost catshark can grow up to 85 cm.

The reproduction of the ghost catshark is oviparous.

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