Spatulasnout catshark

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Spatulasnout catshark
Apristurus platyrhynchus (Tanaka 1909).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
A. platyrhynchus
Binomial name
Apristurus platyrhynchus
Apristurus platyrhynchus distmap.png

The spatulasnout catshark (Apristurus platyrhynchus), also known as the Borneo catshark or flatnose catshark, is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found in the western Pacific between 35°N and 1° N. Its length is up to 80 cm.


  1. ^ Duffy, C.A.J. & Huveneers, C. 2015. Apristurus platyrhynchus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T44223A70709037. Downloaded on 15 September 2017.