Bristly catshark

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Bristly catshark
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Bythaelurus
Species: B. hispidus
Binomial name
Bythaelurus hispidus
(Alcock, 1891)
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Halaelurus hispidus Alcock, 1891
Halaelurus alcockii Garman, 1913
Bythaelurus alcockii Garman, 1913

The bristly catshark (Bythaelurus hispidus) is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found from southeastern India and the Andaman Islands, between latitudes 15° N and 5° N, at depths between 200 and 300 m. Its length is up to 29 cm.