Sarawak pygmy swellshark

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Sarawak pygmy swellshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Cephaloscyllium
Species: C. sarawakensis
Binomial name
Cephaloscyllium sarawakensis
Ka. Yano, A. Ahmad & Gambang, 2005

Cephaloscyllium circulopullum Ka. Yano, A. Ahmad & Gambang, 2005

The Sarawak pygmy swellshark (Cephaloscyllium sarawakensis) is a species of catshark, belonging to the family Scyliorhinidae. It is found in the benthic zone near the edge of the Pacific continental shelf, at depths of 118–165 m.


The species reaches a maximum size of 40.8 cm total length (TL); males mature at 32.5 cm TL and females at 35.4–40.8 cm TL.[1]


  1. ^ "Cephaloscyllium sarawakensis". Zipcode Zoo. Retrieved 14 January 2013.