Blotched catshark

Reproduction is oviparous.

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The Blotched catshark lives in the pelagic-neritic, marine, depth range 144 - 144 m environment.

Blotched catshark may refer to either of these species of catshark: * Scyliorhinus meadi, found in the western central Atlantic Ocean * Asymbolus funebris, found (only one specimen to date) off West Australia Disambig More

The blotched catshark, Scyliorhinus meadi, is a little-known species of catshark, family Scyliorhinidae, found in the western central Atlantic Ocean. It inhabits banks of deep-sea coral at a depth of 329–548 m (1,080–1,800 ft), feeding on cephalopods, shrimp, and bony fishes. More

No image of Blotched catshark found in the Shark Database Range Map Earth Map Names Scientific: Asymbolus funebris German: Flecken Katzenhai More

A close-up of a Blotched Catshark (Scyliorhinus meadi) which had become entangled in a bait bag on the Eye-in-the-Sea. A close-up of a Blotched Catshark (Scyliorhinus meadi) which had become entangled in a bait bag on the Eye-in-the-Sea. Click image for larger view and image credit. More

Blotched Catshark - Asymbolus funebris = IUCN Status: Data Deficient IUCN Species Profile Species Summary: Scyliorhinus meadi Blotched catshark, You can sponsor this page, ... Class: Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays). FishBase name: Blotched catshark. Max. More

Fishing The blotched catshark is usually caught in deepwater trawls. Primary Distribution Within the U.S. EEZ (Map 36) In the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico in water depths of 300-600 m: in the Atlantic extending from Cape Fear, N.C. More

Common names

Asymbolus in Catalan (Català)
Asymbolus in Dutch (Nederlands)
Australian spotted cat sharks in English
Blotched catshark in English

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Asymbolus
Species : Asymbolus funebris
Authority : Compagno, Stevens and Last, 1999