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Reticulated swellshark

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Reticulated swellshark

Reticulated swellshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Cephaloscyllium
Species: C. fasciatum
Binomial name
Cephaloscyllium fasciatum
W. L. Y. Chan, 1966

Cephaloscyllium maculatum Schaaf-Da Silva & Ebert, 2008
Cephaloscyllium pardelotum Schaaf-Da Silva & Ebert, 2008

The reticulated swellshark, Cephaloscyllium fasciatum, is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae. The Reticulated swellshark is found in the western Pacific Ocean between latitudes 21° N and 28° S, at depths between 220 and 450 m. It can grow up to about 42 cm in length.

See also


  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Cephaloscyllium fasciatum in FishBase. may 2006 version.
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