The white-clasper catshark is a species of ground shark found in only northern New Caledonia at depths of 688–732m. Like all members of the catshark family, they’re bottom feeders, have elongated cat-like eyes, and two small dorsal fins set far back. They’re mostly nocturnal and often sleep in groups during the day.
They’re presumed to be oviparous but very little is known about their biology. The species was described from a single specimen, an adult male measuring 41.5cm
There is not enough confirmation to assess their population health. Their conservation status is “Data Deficient.”
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