Taxon profile


spotted cat sharks
Scyliorhinus Blainville, 1816

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Carcharhiniformes - ground sharks »  family Scyliorhinidae - cat sharks

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Included taxa

Number of records: 17

species Scyliorhinus besnardi Springer & Sadowsky, 1970
species Scyliorhinus boa (Goode & Bean, 1896) - Boa Cat Shark
species Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758) - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

species Scyliorhinus capensis (Müller & Henle ex Smith, 1838) - Yellow-spotted Cat Shark
species Scyliorhinus cervigoni Maurin & Bonnet, 1970 - West African Catshark
species Scyliorhinus comoroensis Compagno, 1988 - Comoro Cat Shark
species Scyliorhinus distans Probst, 1879
species Scyliorhinus enniskilleni White, 1956
species Scyliorhinus garmani (Fowler, 1934) - Brown-spotted Cat Shark
species Scyliorhinus haeckelii (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1907)
species Scyliorhinus hesperius Springer, 1966 - White-saddled Cat Shark
species Scyliorhinus meadi Springer, 1966 - Blotched Cat Shark
species Scyliorhinus retifer (Garman, 1881) - Chain Cat Shark
species Scyliorhinus stellaris (Linnaeus, 1758) - Bull Huss

Scyliorhinus stellaris - Bull Huss

species Scyliorhinus tokubee Shirai, Hagiwara & Nakaya, 1992 - Izu Cat Shark
species Scyliorhinus torazame (Tanaka, 1908) - Cloudy Cat Shark

Scyliorhinus torazame - Cloudy Cat Shark

species Scyliorhinus torrei Howell Rivero, 1936 - Dwarf Cat Shark

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/4177]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Scyliorhinus Blainville, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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