Longfin catshark

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Longfin catshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. herklotsi
Binomial name
Apristurus herklotsi
(Fowler, 1934)
Apristurus herklotsi distmap.png

The longfin catshark (Apristurus herklotsi) is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae found in the western Pacific from Japan to the Philippines, and the East and South China Seas, and the Kyūshū-Palau Ridge, at depths between 530 and 865 m. Its length is up to 48 cm.