Cat shark

The dwarf catshark, Scyliorhinus torrei, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found off southern Florida, the Bahamas, and Cuba.

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The Cat shark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 200 - 600 m , usually 366 - 550 m environment.

The Cat Shark is in the same genus, Chiloscyllium, as the Brownbanded Bamboo Shark, but it gets much larger. More

The Marbled Cat Shark is considered a "true catshark" with a long slender body and a narrow head. It is a bottom feeder that is found in Northern Australia. More

Banded Cat Shark, Chiloscyllium punctatum, is the most popular and one of the best captive-care adaptive Sharks available to the aquarium hobbyists. More

The cat sharks or catsharks are a family (Scyliorhinidae) of sharks, with over 110 species recorded. Paradoxically perhaps, while the group is called the cat shark family, many species are commonly called dogfish. More

The Izu cat shark, Scyliorhinus tokubee, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found only around Japan, at depths down to 100 m. Its length is up to 41 cm. References - * "Scyliorhinus tokubee". More

The Black Banded Cat Shark or Chiloscyllium punctatum is an aquarium fish that should be only housed in a very large aquarium of at least 180 gallons. These Cat Sharks can grow to about 3' 6" in maximum length and are considered to be an aggressive salt water fish. More

Small-spotted cat sharks (Scyliorhinus canicula) in crates. Fish market of Ondarroa, Basque country, Spain. More

Bamboo or Cat Sharks are egg-layers, with the eggs enclosed in elongated flattened egg-cases. It's not unusual to find the eggs for sale, and in captivity, hatching one can take up to four months. Reef Tank Safe: No. Will eat crustaceans, invertebrates, and small fishes. More

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The black Banded Cat Shark is known as a Cat Shark because the barbels at the mouth look like cat whiskers. It is also referred to as the Brownbanded Bamboo Shark, and has a cream-colored body with broad dark black stripes. More

Banded Cat Shark, Brownbanded Cat Shark, Blackbanded Cat Shark, Bamboo Shark Fast Facts As sharks go, this is among the most ideally suited to captivity. Most specimens are in the 7"-11" range and it grows to only 40. More

Brown Cat Shark Photos and Species Information for Fish Caught in Mexico See current, on-the-spot sportfishing reports and photographs of fish caught at Mexico's top vacation spots in this week's edition of "Mexico Fishing News" and see hundreds of other fish pictures and More

The Cat Shark is so named because the barbels around the mouth have the appearance of cat whiskers. It is also referred to as the Grey Smooth Hound Shark It requires an aquarium of at least six feet in length or diameter. More

The Banded Cat Shark does best with an absence of Live Rock or other sharp objects which can cause abrasions that can cause infection. As with other Sharks, it is intolerant of copper-based antibiotics or the presence of copper in source water. More

Welcome to the Cat Shark picture gallery, there are currently 22 Cat Shark pictures on this page. To view a picture of a Cat Shark click on the thumbnails below. Once you are viewing a picture, use the thumbnails below it to navigate to other Cat Shark pictures. More

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The cat shark family contains many species, usually distinguished by their different markings of stripes, bars, etc. Interestingly enough, the best known of the cat shark family is the dogfishes (which form a part of the catshark family). More

Family : Cat sharks ; A little-known, but very common shark , found in deep water near the bottom . Maximum length of at least 40 cm TL , probably reaching 50 cm. More

Family : Cat sharks ; A little-known bottom-dwelling shark found on the continental shelves. Possibly at depths greater than 90 m . Common Names - Click on the language to view common names. More

Common names

Alitán enano in Spanish (español)
Cat shark in English
Dværgrødhaj in Danish (dansk)
Dwarf cat shark in English
Dwarf catshark in English
Dwergkathaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Gatica in Spanish (español)
Gatica prieta in Spanish (español)
Roussette naine in French (français)
横带猫鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
橫帶貓鯊 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Scyliorhinus
Species : Scyliorhinus torrei
Authority : Howell Rivero, 1936