Arabian Catshark

About the Arabian Catshark

Arabian Catsharks live in deep open seas at depths presumably between 1134 – 1263 m in the Western Indian Ocean. There was only one Arabian catshark specimen caught which measured at 30 cm long. 

The IUCN lists Arabian catsharks as data deficient because more information is required. 

There is no photo available for the Arabian catshark.

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Scientific NameBythaelurus alcockii
OrderGround Sharks - Carcharhiniformes
GenusBythaelurus
CitesNot Listed
IUCNData Deficient
ReproductionOviparous
SizeSmall
Litter Size Unknown
SpeciesBythaelurus alcockii
Common Length 30.0 cm
Max LenghtNA
Depth Range 1134-1263 m
DistributionWestern Indian Ocean
EnvironmentBathydemersal
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