Japanese catshark

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The Japanese catshark lives in the bathydemersal, marine environment.

The Japanese catshark, Apristurus japonicus, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found in the northwest Pacific from off Chiba Prefecture, Honshū, Japan between latitudes 36° N and 34° N. More

No image of Japanese catshark found in the Shark Database Range Map Earth Map Systematics Phylum: Vertebates (Chordata) Class: Carlilagenous Fishes (Chondrichthyes) Order: Ground sharks (Carcharhiniformes) More

Common names

Apristurus japonicus in Catalan (Català)
Holbiche japonaise in French (français)
Holbiche japonnaise in French (français)
Japanese cat shark in English
Japanese catshark in English
Japanse kathaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Japanse kathaai in Unknown
Nihon-herazame in Japanese (日本語)
Pejegato japonés in Spanish (español)
日本光尾鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
日本光尾鯊 in Unknown
日本光尾鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
日本光尾鲨 in Unknown

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Apristurus
Species : Apristurus japonicus
Authority : Nakaya, 1975