Western spotted catshark

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Western spotted catshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Asymbolus
Species: A. occiduus
Binomial name
Asymbolus occiduus
Last, M. F. Gomon & Gledhill, 1999
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The western spotted catshark, Asymbolus occiduus, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found only around southwestern Australia, at depths between 100 and 400 m. Its length is up to 60 cm. The reproduction of the western spotted catshark is oviparous.