Smallfin catshark

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Smallfin catshark
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. parvipinnis
Binomial name
Apristurus parvipinnis
S. Springer & Heemstra, 1979
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The smallfin catshark (Apristurus parvipinnis) is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae in the order Carcharhiniformes, found in the western Atlantic at depths between 635 and 1,115 m. Its length is up to 48 cm.


  1. ^ Huveneers, C. & Duffy, C. 2004. Apristurus parvipinnis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44221A10874401. Downloaded on 14 September 2017.