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Apristurus
Deepwater catshark.jpg
Above: Deepwater catshark (A. profundorum)
Below: Ghost catshark (A. manis)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Garman, 1913
Type species
Scylliorhinus indicus
Brauer, 1906
Synonyms

Apristurus is a genus of catshark, the family Scyliorhinidae, commonly known as the ghost or demon catsharks.

Species[edit]

The 38 currently recognized species in this genus are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kawauchi, J., Weigmann, S. & Nakaya, K. (2014). "Apristurus breviventralis, a new species of deep-water catshark (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae) from the Gulf of Aden" (PDF). Zootaxa 3881 (1): 1–16. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3881.1.1. 
  2. ^ Sato, K., Stewart, A.L. & Nakaya, K. (2013): Apristurus garricki sp. nov., a new deep-water catshark from the northern New Zealand waters (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae). Marine Biology Research, 9 (8): 758-767.
  3. ^ Iglésias, S.P. (2013): Apristurus nakayai sp. nov., a new species of deepwater catshark (Chondrichthyes: Pentanchidae) from New Caledonia. Cybium, 36 (4): 511-519.

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The Earth Times

The Earth Times
Sat, 26 Dec 2015 05:06:45 -0800

That categorisation would be welcome to the more obvious ocean going and coastal members of their cartilaginous sub-class. However, the catsharks are also on the up . 7 species, such as the North Atlantic Apristurus aphyodes have been upgraded to LC ...

Phys.Org

Phys.Org
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 05:10:18 -0700

Of the catsharks, the most abundant family found in these Scottish waters were the demon/ghost catsharks, Apristurus. These creatures have slender bodies topped with flattened demonic heads and slit eyes that give resonance to their name. They are ...

Vancouver Sun (blog)

Vancouver Sun (blog)
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:59:09 -0700

blotches below • Two horizontal keels just prior to tail fin • Awl-like teeth with small sharp denticles on each shoulder of the main point. BROWN CAT SHARK Apristurus brunneus • Pelagic and demersal (33-950 m) •. BROWN CAT SHARK Apristurus brunneus

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Thu, 06 Sep 2012 07:50:44 -0700

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Trong vùng biển Scotland, khu vực mà ông Christopher tham gia nghiên cứu thì loài cá mập mèo thuộc họ Apristurus là nhiều nhất. Chúng có thân hình mảnh, khe mắt lớn sắc dài và hung dữ. Chúng sinh tồn bằng cách ăn các loài động vật giáp xác như tôm, ...

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Trong vùng biển Scotland, khu vực mà ông Christopher tham gia nghiên cứu thì loài cá mập mèo thuộc họ Apristurus là nhiều nhất. Chúng có thân hình mảnh, khe mắt lớn sắc dài và hung dữ. Chúng sinh tồn bằng cách ăn các loài động vật giáp xác như tôm, ...

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