Apristurus canutus

Springer & Heemstra, 1979

Hoary catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

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

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

Description :

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Common names
spa Pejegato cano, fra \(T\) Holbiche grise, eng Hoary cat shark, eng Hoary catshark

Western Central Atlantic: leeward islands off Antigua and Anguilla.

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

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)

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

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