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Bythaelurus clevai

(Broadhead Catshark)

Common Names

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Common Names in Dutch:

Breedkopkathaai

Common Names in English:

Broadhead Catshark, Broadhead Cat Shark

Common Names in Mandarin Chinese:

克氏梅花鯊, 克氏梅花鲨

Description

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Habitat

Biome: Marine [1].

Ecology: The holotype and only known specimen (a 38.7 cm total length (TL ) adult male) was collected at 425 to 500 m depth.[1].

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Taxonomy

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Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: Data last modified by FishBase 24-Aug-2009

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Bythaelurus

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 9 species and subspecies in this genus:

B. alcocki (Arabian Catshark) · B. alcockii (Arabian Catshark) · B. canescens (Dusky Catshark) · B. clevai (Broadhead Catshark) · B. dawsoni (Dawson's Cat Shark) · B. hispidus (Bristly Catshark) · B. immaculatus (Spotless Catshark) · B. incanus (Sombre Catshark) · B. lutarius (Brown Catshark)

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Further Reading

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Notes

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Contributors

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. Robinson, L. 2004. Bythaelurus clevai. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 January 2012. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-04-21