Bristly cat shark

The bristly catshark, Halaelurus hispidus, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found from southeastern India and the Andaman Islands between latitudes 15° N and 5° N, at depths of between 200 and 300 m.

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The Bristly cat shark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 200 - 403 m environment.

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Common names

Borstelkathaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Bristly cat shark in English
bristly catshark in English
Holbiche mignonne in French (français)
Pejegato erizado in Spanish (español)
印度梅花鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
印度梅花鲨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Halaelurus
Species : Halaelurus hispidus
Authority : Alcock, 1891