Smallfin cat shark

The smallfin catshark, Apristurus parvipinnis, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae in the order Carcharhiniformes, found in the western Atlantic at depths of between 635 and 1,115.

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The Smallfin cat shark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 600 - 1380 m environment.

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Smallfin Cat Shark, Smallfin Catshark Common Names in French: Holbiche Petites Ailes Common Names in Japanese: Karibu-Herazame Common Names in Mandarin Chinese: 微鰭光尾鯊, 微鰭光尾鯊, 微鳍光尾鲨 Common More

Common names

Apristurus parvipinnis in Catalan (Català)
Holbiche petites ailes in French (français)
Karibu-herazame in Japanese (日本語)
Kleinvinkathaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Kleinvinkathaai in Unknown
Pejegato mocho in Spanish (español)
Smallfin cat shark in English
smallfin catshark in English
微鰭光尾鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
微鰭光尾鯊 in Unknown
微鳍光尾鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
微鳍光尾鲨 in Unknown

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Apristurus
Species : Apristurus parvipinnis
Authority : Springer & Heemstra,1979