Smalleye catshark

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Smalleye catshark
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. microps
Binomial name
Apristurus microps
(Gilchrist, 1922)
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The smalleye catshark (Apristurus microps) is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found in the southeast Atlantic at depths between 700 and 2,000 m. It can grow up to 61 cm. The reproduction of this catshark is oviparous.


  1. ^ Ebert, D.A. 2004. Apristurus microps. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44657A10932862. Downloaded on 14 September 2017.