White-clasper catshark

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White-clasper catshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Parmaturus
Species: P. albipenis
Binomial name
Parmaturus albipenis
Séret & Last, 2007

The white-clasper catshark (Parmaturus albipenis) is a recently described, deepwater catshark, known only from a single specimen collected from northern New Caledonia, at a depth of 688–732 m. The only known specimen, an adult male, measured a total of 41.5 cm in length.

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