Lined catshark

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Lined catshark
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Halaelurus
H. lineatus
Binomial name
Halaelurus lineatus
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Range of the lined catshark

The lined catshark or banded catshark (Halaelurus lineatus) is a species of catshark, belonging to the family Scyliorhinidae. It is found in the waters off the coasts of Beira, Mozambique, to East London, and South Africa between latitudes 19°S and 31°S, from the surface to 290 m. It can grow up to 56 cm in length.


  1. ^ Cliff, G. 2004. Halaelurus lineatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44612A10925329. Downloaded on 24 September 2017.