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Australian spotted catshark

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Australian spotted catshark

Australian spotted catshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Asymbolus
Species: A. analis
Binomial name
Asymbolus analis
(J. D. Ogilby, 1885)

The Australian spotted catshark, Asymbolus analis, is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found only around Australia between 32 and 38°S, at depths between 10 and 180 m. It can grow up to 90 cm.


  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Asymbolus analis in FishBase. July 2006 version.
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