Brownspotted catshark


Brownspotted catshark

Taxobox
name = Brownspotted catshark
status = DD
trend =
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Chondrichthyes
ordo = Carcharhiniformes
familia = Scyliorhinidae
genus = "Scyliorhinus"
species = "S. garmani"
binomial = "Scyliorhinus garmani"
binomial_authority = (Fowler, 1934)
The brownspotted catshark, "Scyliorhinus garmani", is a rare cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found in the Indo-West Pacific between latitudes 11° N and 12° S. Its length is about 38 cm but its adult size is mostly unknown.

The brownspotted catshark has dark spots on its fins and body, and 7 dusky saddle marks, interspersed with dark and light spots. Its habitat and biology is unknown.

Reproduction is oviparous.

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