White ghost catshark
|White ghost catshark|
Nakaya & Stehmann, 1998
The white ghost catshark (Apristurus aphyodes) is a shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found in deep water in the northeast Atlantic between latitudes 57°N and 58°N. A deep-water catshark known from the eastern North Atlantic from depths of 1,014 to 1,800 m, it is known from only a limited number of specimens. It reaches a maximum of 54 cm total length, but little known of its biology. Insufficient information is available to assess the species' status, so it is to be considered Data Deficient.
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Apristurus aphyodes" in FishBase. July 2006 version.
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