Deep-water catshark

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Deep-water catshark
Apristurus profundorum.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. profundorum
Binomial name
Apristurus profundorum
(Goode & T. H. Bean, 1896)

The deep-water catshark (Apristurus profundorum) is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found in the western Atlantic from Delaware Bay to Suriname, and in the eastern Atlantic from Morocco to northwest Africa.[1]

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  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Apristurus profundorum" in FishBase. May 2006 version.