Sombre catshark

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Sombre catshark
Bythaelurus incanus.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Bythaelurus
B. incanus
Binomial name
Bythaelurus incanus
Last & Stevens, 2008

The sombre catshark (Bythaelurus incanus) is a species of catshark in the Scyliorhinidae family. It is known from a single specimen south of Rote Island, northwestern Australia. Its natural habitat is the open seas.


  1. ^ W. T. White (2003). "Bythaelurus incanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved February 9, 2010.