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Circle-blotch pygmy swellshark

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Circle-blotch pygmy swellshark

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Cephaloscyllium
Species: C. circulopullum
Binomial name
Cephaloscyllium circulopullum
Ka. Yano, A. Ahmad & Gambang, 2005
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Cephaloscyllium circulopullum, known commonly as the Circle-blotch pygmy swell shark in Malaysia,[1] is a species of catshark in the genus Cephaloscyllium.[2] It is a tropical catshark found around Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam, in the western Pacific Ocean.[2] It was named by K. Yano, A. Ahmed, A.C. Gambang, Hamid Idris, A. Razel Azan, and Zainal Aznan in 2005,[3] and can reach a maximum length of 37.8 centimetres.[2]


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