South China catshark

South China catshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. sinensis
Binomial name
Apristurus sinensis
Y. T. Chu & A. S. Hu, 1981

The South China catshark, Apristurus sinensis, is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae, known only from the holotype, which was taken from the South China Sea at a depth of 537 m. Its length is 42 cm, but this measurement was taken from an immature specimen. The reproduction of the South China catshark is oviparous.

References

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