Harlequin catshark

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Harlequin catshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Proscylliidae
Genus: Ctenacis
Compagno, 1973
Species: C. fehlmanni
Binomial name
Ctenacis fehlmanni
(S. Springer, 1968)
Ctenacis fehlmanni distmap.png
Range of the harlequin catshark

The harlequin catshark (Ctenacis fehlmanni) is a species of finback catshark, part of the family Proscylliidae, and the only member of the genus Ctenacis. This shark is found in the western Indian Ocean off the coast of Somalia, at depths between 70 and 170 m. The 46 cm holotype was the only specimen that was ever found.

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