Polkadot catshark

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Polkadot catshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Scyliorhinus
Species: S. besnardi
Binomial name
Scyliorhinus besnardi
S. Springer & Sadowsky, 1970

The polkadot catshark, Scyliorhinus besnardi, is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae. It is found on the outer continental shelf off northern Uruguay, between latitudes 31° S and 39° S, at depths between 140 and 190 m. It can grow up to a length of 47 cm.[1] The reproduction of this catshark is oviparous.