Longfin cat shark

The longfin catshark, Apristurus herklotsi, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found in the western Pacific from Japan, the Philippines, East and South China seas, and the Kyūshū-Palau Ridge, at depths of between 530 and 865 m.

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The Longfin cat shark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 533 - 864 m environment.

Longfin Cat Shark, Longfin Catshark Common Names in French: Holbiche � Longues Nageoires, Holbiche à Longues Nageoires, Holbiche á Longues Nageoires Common Names in Mandarin Chinese: 異鱗光尾鯊, 短尾光尾鯊, 短體光尾鯊, 長吻光尾鯊, 長尾光尾鯊, 長臀光尾鯊, 異鱗光尾鯊, 短體光尾鯊, 短尾光尾鯊, More

Common names

Apristurus herklotsi in Catalan (Català)
Holbiche à longues nageoires in French (français)
Langvinkathaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Longfin cat shark in English
longfin catshark in English
Pating in Tagalog
Pejegato aletón in Spanish (español)
异鳞光尾鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
異鱗光尾鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
短体光尾鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
短尾光尾鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
短尾光尾鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
短體光尾鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
長吻光尾鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
長尾光尾鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
長臀光尾鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
长吻光尾鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
长尾光尾鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
长臀光尾鲨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Apristurus
Species : Apristurus herklotsi
Authority : Fowler, 1934