Dusky catshark

The Dusky catshark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 900 - 1000 m environment.

The dusky catshark, Halaelurus canescens, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found from Peru and Chile to the Straits of Magellan. More

dusky catshark Halaelurus canescens, each comprising less than 5% of the bycatch (Table 1). More

The Dusky Catshark is found from Peru and Chile to the Straits of Magellan, at depths between 820 and 2,295 feet. Catsharks are so named for their slender bodies and cat-like eyes. Despite being the largest family of sharks, Catsharks are relatively unknown. More

Common names

dusky catshark in English

Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Bythaelurus
Species : Bythaelurus incanus
Authority : Last & Stevens, 2008