Longnose catshark

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Longnose catshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. kampae
Binomial name
Apristurus kampae
L. R. Taylor, 1972
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The longnose catshark (Apristurus kampae) is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae found in the eastern central Pacific from central and southern California and the Gulf of California, between latitudes 38° N and 23° N, at depths down to 1,890. Its length is up to 58 cm.[1]


  1. ^ "Longnose Catshark". Retrieved 27 April 2011.