Brownspotted catshark

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Brownspotted catshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Scyliorhinus
Species: S. garmani
Binomial name
Scyliorhinus garmani
(Fowler, 1934)
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The brownspotted catshark, Scyliorhinus garmani, is a rare catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found in the Indo-West Pacific between latitudes 11° N and 12° S. Its juvenile length is about 38 cm, but its adult size is mostly unknown. The reproduction of this catshark is oviparous.


  1. ^ W. T. White (2007). "Scyliorhinus garmani". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved February 4, 2010.