Humpback cat shark

The humpback cat shark is a little-known oviparous deepwater catshark.

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The Humpback cat shark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range - 913 m environment.

The humpback cat shark, Apristurus gibbosus, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae in the order Carcharhiniformes, found in the northwest Pacific Ocean off Zhujiang, South China Sea, from the surface to 915 m. Its length is up to 3.9 m. More

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humpback cat shark, Apristurus gibbosus, from the deep waters of the South China Sea has been recorded at 4 m in length. See more at More

Common names

Apristurus gibbosus in Catalan (Català)
Gebochelde kathaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Gebochelde kathaai in Unknown
Humpback cat shark in English
Humpback catshark in English
駝背光尾鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
駝背光尾鯊 in Unknown
驼背光尾鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
驼背光尾鲨 in Unknown

Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Apristurus
Species : Apristurus gibbosus
Authority : Meng, Chu & Li, 1985