Scyliorhinus garmani

(FOWLER, 1934)

Brownspotted catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae

Reference of the original description
FOWLER, H.W. (1934)
Descriptions of new fishes obtained 1907 to 1910, chiefly in the Philippine Islands and adjacent seas. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 85: 233–367

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Halaelurus garmani

Scyliorhinus garmani
Holotype: USNM: 43749;

Description :

Citation: Scyliorhinus garmani (FOWLER, 1934): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 04/2019

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Scyliorhinus garmani (FOWLER, 1934), © FAO,
Common names
spa Alitán manchado, fra \(T\) Roussette à taches brunes, eng Brown-spotted cat shark, eng Brownspotted catshark

Short Description
Dark spots on fins and body, with 7 dusky saddle marks, interspersed with dark and light spots [16823].

Indo-West Pacific: known from the indefinite type locality ("quot;East Indies"quot; = Indonesia) and Dumaguete, Philippines. Source:

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

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

Size / Weight / Age
38.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [16823])

benthopelagic; marine

shark-references Species-ID=6319;