Comoro catshark

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Comoro catshark
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Scyliorhinus
S. comoroensis
Binomial name
Scyliorhinus comoroensis
Compagno, 1988
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The Comoro catshark (Scyliorhinus comoroensis) is a rare catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae. The holotype and only specimen was taken from the Comoros Islands in the Indian Ocean, at a depth of 400 m. The Comoro catshark is not well-documented. The reproduction of this catshark is oviparous.[2]


  1. ^ McCormack, C. (2009). "Scyliorhinus comoroensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2009: e.T161429A5421860. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T161429A5421860.en. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Scyliorhinus comoroensis" in FishBase. July 2006 version.