Flathead catshark

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Flathead catshark
Apristurus macrorhynchus (Flathead catshark).gif
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. macrorhynchus
Binomial name
Apristurus macrorhynchus
(S. Tanaka (I), 1909)
Apristurus macrorhynchus distmap.png
Range of the flathead catshark (in blue)

The flathead catshark (Apristurus macrorhynchus) is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae in the order Carcharhiniformes, found in the deep waters of the northwest Pacific Ocean.


  1. ^ Huveneers, C. & Duffy, C. 2004. Apristurus macrorhynchus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44218A10873586. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T44218A10873586.en. Downloaded on 14 September 2017.