Pale spotted catshark

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Pale spotted catshark
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Asymbolus
A. pallidus
Binomial name
Asymbolus pallidus
Asymbolus pallidus distmap.png

The pale spotted catshark, Asymbolus pallidus, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found only off Queensland, at depths of between 225 and 400 m. Its length is up to 44 cm.


  1. ^ Simpfendorfer, C., Heupel, M.R. & Rigby, C.L. 2016. Asymbolus pallidus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T41723A68609592. Downloaded on 16 September 2017.