Spatulasnout catshark

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Spatulasnout catshark
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. platyrhynchus
Binomial name
Apristurus platyrhynchus
(S. Tanaka (I), 1909)
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The spatulasnout catshark, Borneo catshark, or flatnose catshark (Apristurus platyrhynchus) is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found in the western Pacific between 35°N and 1° N. Its length is up to 80 cm.


  1. ^ Duffy, C.A.J. & Huveneers, C. 2015. Apristurus platyrhynchus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T44223A70709037. Downloaded on 15 September 2017.