Honeycomb Izak

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Honeycomb Izak
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Holohalaelurus
H. favus
Binomial name
Holohalaelurus favus
Human, 2006

The honeycomb Izak or Natal Izak (Holohalaelurus favus) is a type of catshark in the Western Indian Ocean, near South Africa.[2] It reaches a maximum length of around 50 cm. Since the mid-1970s, no specimens have been collected, even with recent biodiversity research cruises (2002 and 2003).


  1. ^ Human, B. 2009. Holohalaelurus favus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T161652A5473210. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T161652A5473210.en. Downloaded on 26 September 2017.
  2. ^ FishBase