Brown-spotted cat shark

Reproduction is oviparous.

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The Brown-spotted cat shark lives in the benthopelagic, marine environment.

Brown-spotted Cat Shark~Brown-banded Catshark Family: HemiscylliidaePicture of a Bamboo Shark or Brownbanded Bamboo Shark Chiloscyllium punctatum Photo More

Brown-spotted Cat Shark, or Brown-banded Catshark can be kept reasonably well in a 150 gallon or larger aquarium. The Bamboo Shark is also called the Brown-spotted Cat Shark or Brown-banded Catshark. Juveniles like the one pictured here have the bands and occasionlly spots. More

Common names

Alitán manchado in Spanish (español)
Brown-spotted cat shark in English
brownspotted catshark in English
Bruinvlekkathaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Brunplettet rødhaj in Danish (dansk)
Roussette à taches brunes in French (français)
褐斑猫鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
褐斑貓鯊 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Scyliorhinus
Species : Scyliorhinus garmani
Authority : Fowler, 1934