Comoro catshark

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Comoro catshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Scyliorhinus
Species: 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. ^ C. McCormack (2007). "Scyliorhinus comoroensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved February 2, 2010. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Scyliorhinus comoroensis" in FishBase. July 2006 version.