Apristurus canutus

SPRINGER & HEEMSTRA, 1979


Hoary catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchinae

Reference of the original description
SPRINGER, S. (1979)
A revision of the catsharks, Family Scyliorhinidae. NOAA Technical Report NMFS, Circular, 422: 1–152

Image of the original description

Apristurus canutus SPRINGER & HEEMSTRA, 1979, © NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Types
Apristurus canutus
Holotype: USNM: 206176; Paratype: USNM: 206180;


Description :


Citation: Apristurus canutus SPRINGER & HEEMSTRA, 1979: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 03/2017

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Apristurus canutus SPRINGER & HEEMSTRA, 1979, © FAO, www.fish-base.org
Common names
spa Pejegato cano, fra \(T\) Holbiche grise, eng Hoary cat shark, eng Hoary catshark

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: leeward islands off Antigua and Anguilla.

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733].

Size / Weight / Age
43.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [517]); 45 cm TL (female)

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 500 - 1000 m [13336]