Freckled cat shark

The freckled catshark, Scyliorhinus haeckelii, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found on the continental shelf and upper slope from the western Atlantic from western Venezuela, Suriname, Brazil, and Uruguay between latitudes 11° N and 32° S.

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The Freckled cat shark lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 37 - 402 m environment.

Nothing known about the Freckled cat shark

Common names

Alitán pecoso in Spanish (español)
Cação-gata in Portuguese (Português)
Cação-pinto in Portuguese (Português)
Freckled cat shark in English
freckled catshark in English
Gata in Portuguese (Português)
lija in Spanish (español)
Pintadinho in Portuguese (Português)
Pinto in Portuguese (Português)
Roussette taches de son in French (français)
Sproetige kathaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Tiburón in Spanish (español)
南美猫鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
南美貓鯊 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Scyliorhinus
Species : Scyliorhinus haeckelii
Authority : Miranda Ribeiro, 1907