Brown catshark

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The Brown catshark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 338 - 766 m environment.

Brown catsharks have long, slender bodies with broad, bell-shaped snouts. They are dark brown with light colored markings on the posterior margins of their fins. Their bodies are soft and flabby, with a weak skin that can easily be harmed. More

No image of Brown catshark found in the Shark Database Range Map Earth Map Names Scientific: Bythaelurus lutarius German: Brauner Katzenhai More

The Brown Catshark is a deepwater species, endemic to the eastern Pacific Ocean, from British Columbia, Canada, to northern Baja California, and from Mexico to Panama, Ecuador, and Peru. More

Common names

Brown catshark in English
Bruin kathaai in Afrikaans
Holbiche des vases in French (français)
Modderkathaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Mud cat shark in English
mud catshark in English
Pata-roxa de lodo in Portuguese (Português)
Pejegato fanguero in Spanish (español)
东非梅花鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
東非梅花鯊 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Halaelurus
Species : Halaelurus lutarius
Authority : Springer and D'Aubrey, 1972