Sarawak pygmy swellshark

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Sarawak pygmy swellshark
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Cephaloscyllium
Species: C. sarawakensis
Binomial name
Cephaloscyllium sarawakensis
Ka. Yano, A. Ahmad & Gambang, 2005

Cephaloscyllium circulopullum Ka. Yano, A. Ahmad & Gambang, 2005

The Sarawak pygmy swellshark (Cephaloscyllium sarawakensis) is a species of catshark, belonging to the family Scyliorhinidae. It is found in the benthic zone near the edge of the Pacific continental shelf, at depths of 118–165 m.[2]


The species reaches a maximum size of 40.8 cm total length (TL); males mature at 32.5 cm TL and females at 35.4–40.8 cm TL.[3]


  1. ^ Ebert, D.A., Ali, A., Pek Khiok, A.L. & Valenti, S.V. 2009. Cephaloscyllium sarawakensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T161380A5411037. Downloaded on 19 September 2017.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2017). "Cephaloscyllium sarawakensis" in FishBase. September 2017 version.
  3. ^ "Cephaloscyllium sarawakensis". Zipcode Zoo. Retrieved 14 January 2013.