Fat catshark

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Apristurus pinguis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. pinguis
Binomial name
Apristurus pinguis
S. M. Deng, G. Q. Xiong & H. X. Zhan, 1983
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The fat catshark (Apristurus pinguis) is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found only in the deep waters of the East China Sea. Its length is up to 56 cm.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Apristurus pinguis" in FishBase. July 2006 version.

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