Mcmillan's cat shark

McMillan's cat shark is a small, rare and little-known deepwater shark.

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The Mcmillan's cat shark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 670 - 1500 m environment.

McMillan's cat shark, Parmaturus macmillani, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae in the order Carcharhiniformes, found in deep water on the lower continental slope around New Zealand. Its length is up to 45 cm. More

Common names

McMillan's cat shark in English
Mcmillan's catshark in English
New Zealand filetail in English
Nieuw-zeelandse vijlstaartkathaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Nieuw-zeelandse vijlstaartkathaai in Unknown

Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Parmaturus
Species : Parmaturus macmillani
Authority : Hardy, 1985