Spotless catshark

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Spotless catshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Bythaelurus
Species: B. immaculatus
Binomial name
Bythaelurus immaculatus
(Y. T. Chu & Q. W. Meng, 1982)
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Halaelurus immaculatus Y. T. Chu & Q. W. Meng, 1982

The spotless catshark, Bythaelurus immaculatus, is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae found in the South China Sea, at depths between 535 and 1,020 m on the continental slope. Its length is up to 71 centimetres (28 in).

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  1. ^ a b W. T. White (2004). "Bythaelurus immaculatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved February 9, 2010.