Dusky catshark

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Dusky catshark
Bythaelurus canescens.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Bythaelurus
Species: B. canescens
Binomial name
Bythaelurus canescens
(Günther, 1878)

Halaelurus canescens Günther, 1878

The dusky catshark, Bythaelurus canescens, is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found from Peru and Chile to the Straits of Magellan.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ E. Acuña & J. Lamilla (2006). "Bythaelurus canescens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved February 28, 2010. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). "Bythaelurus canescens" in FishBase. June 2011 version.