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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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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
 
Deep-Sea News
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 07:50:44 -0700

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Sat, 21 Apr 2007 08:08:29 -0700

This Earth Day, remember the deep-sea. The goblin shark (shown here) and the frill shark are two of the rarest and deepest dwelling of sharks. Only two of each species have been taken in North America EVER. That's why researcher Jose Castro from Mote ...

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南海网
Thu, 22 Aug 2013 23:48:58 -0700

在幽暗的深海之中,你很难能够预料到会遇到些什么。2012年,鲨鱼生物学家保罗·柯乐金(Paul Clerkin)在南印度洋进行了一次调查,收获了许多难得一见的鲨鱼物种,其中不乏新种。这些奇特的发现包括3米长的拟猫鲛科种类小 ...
 
Интернет издание Багнет
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 23:19:15 -0700

Apristurus). Она немного меньше, чем ранее известные хищники этого семейства. Хотя экземпляр, оказавшийся в руках американцев, представлял собой молодую растущую особь, он уже являлся неотвратимой грозой для других обитателей ...
 
NaturaVox
Thu, 15 May 2008 05:24:26 -0700

le genre "apristurus" (et non "apristurum") ne date pas d'hier (on le connaît depuis 1892) et comporte une trentaine d'espèces. Voilà, je voulais juste rectifier quelques points ... Répondre à cet article. Répondre à ce message. Signaler un abus. votez ...
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