Humpback catshark

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Humpback cat shark)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Humpback cat shark
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. gibbosus
Binomial name
Apristurus gibbosus
Apristurus gibbosus distmap.png

The humpback cat shark (Apristurus gibbosus) is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae in the order Carcharhiniformes, found in the northwest Pacific Ocean off Zhujiang, South China Sea, from the surface to 915 m. Its length is 39–41 cm. The largest specimen examined by Nakaya and Sato was 54.2 cm TL. The humpback catshark is a little-known oviparous deepwater catshark.


  1. ^ Duffy, C. & Huveneers, C. 2004. Apristurus gibbosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44211A10872142. Downloaded on 13 September 2017.