Pale catshark

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Pale catshark
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
A. sibogae
Binomial name
Apristurus sibogae
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The pale catshark (Apristurus sibogae) is a rare catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae. The holotype,the only specimen, was found on the Makassar Strait slope at a depth of 655 m. Its length is around 21 cm, although this measurement was taken from a juvenile specimen.[2] The reproduction of the pale catshark is oviparous.


  1. ^ Nakaya, K. & McCormack, C. 2009. Apristurus sibogae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T161672A5477336. Downloaded on 15 September 2017.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Apristurus sibogae" in FishBase. May 2006 version.