Blotched cat shark

The blotched catshark was first scientifically described in 1966 by American ichthyologist Stewart Springer, based on a 25 cm long immature male caught off Cape Canaveral, Florida.

The Blotched cat shark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 300 - 600 m environment.

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Common names

Alitán pintarrajo in Spanish (español)
Blotched cat shark in English
Blotched catshark in English
Klodderkathaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Roussette cloquée in French (français)
佛罗里达猫鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
佛羅里達貓鯊 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Scyliorhinus
Species : Scyliorhinus meadi
Authority : Springer, 1966