Filetail catshark

Filetail catsharks get their name from the toothlike projections on its skin.

The Filetail catshark lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 91 - 1251 m environment.

The filetail catshark, Parmaturus xaniurus, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae, found from the eastern Pacific from Oregon to the Gulf of California. More

The filetail catshark was originally described as Catulus xaniurus by Gilbert in 1892. This name was later changed to the currently valid Parmaturus xaniurus (Gilbert 1892). More

The filetail catshark gets its common name from the toothlike projections on its skin. Catsharks in general are relatively small, usually 12 to 39 inches long (30-100 cm), with flat heads and long, catlike eyes. More

* Parmaturus xaniurus - Filetail Catshark, Filetail Cat Shark, Filetail catshark espa More

Common names

Catshark in English
filetail cat shark in English
Filetail catshark in English
Gato lima in Spanish (español)
Holbiche râpe in French (français)
Parmaturus xaniurus in French (français)
Pejegato in sp
Pejegato lima in Spanish (español)
加州盾尾鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
加州盾尾鲨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Parmaturus
Species : Parmaturus xaniurus
Authority : Gilbert, 1892