Lined catshark

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Lined catshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Halaelurus
Species: H. lineatus
Binomial name
Halaelurus lineatus
Bass, D'Aubrey & Kistnasamy, 1975
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Range of the lined catshark

The lined catshark or banded catshark (Halaelurus lineatus) is a species of catshark, belonging to the family Scyliorhinidae. It is found in the waters off the coasts of Beira, Mozambique to East London, and South Africa between latitudes 19° S and 31° S, from the surface to 290 m. It can grow up to 56 cm in length.

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