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Bythaelurus lutarius

Brown catshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Bythaelurus
Species: B. lutarius
Binomial name
Bythaelurus lutarius
(S. Springer & D'Aubrey, 1972)

Halaelurus lutarius Springer & D'Aubrey, 1972

The brown catshark or mud catshark, Bythaelurus lutarius, is a species of fish in the Scyliorhinidae family. It is found in Mozambique and Somalia. Its natural habitat is open seas of the western Indian Ocean from Mozambique and Somalia between latitudes 13° N and 29° S, at depths of between 340 and 765 m. It grows up to 34 centimetres (13 in) long.[2]


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