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Narrowtail catshark

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Subject: Schroederichthys, Scyliorhinidae, Chain catshark, Aulohalaelurus, Australian reticulate swellshark
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Narrowtail catshark

Narrowtail catshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Schroederichthys
Species: S. maculatus
Binomial name
Schroederichthys maculatus
S. Springer, 1966

The narrowtail catshark, Schroederichthys maculatus, is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found off the coasts of the Honduras and Nicaragua, between latitudes 18° N and 10° N, at depths between 190 and 410 meters. It can grow up to a length of 33 centimeters. The reproduction of this catshark is oviparous.


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

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