Bythaelurus alcockii

(Garman, 1913)

Arabian catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
Garman, S. (1913)
The Plagiostomia (Sharks, Skates and Rays). Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 36, 1–528

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Bythaelurus alcocki, Halaelurus alcocki, Halaelurus alcockii, Scyliorhinus (Hemigaleus) alcockii

Bythaelurus alcockii
Holotype: ZSI: F68/1

Description :

Citation: Bythaelurus alcockii (Garman, 1913): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Common names
spa Pejegato arábigo, fra \(T\) Holbiche arabique, eng Arabian cat shark, eng Arabian catshark

Western Indian Ocean: Arabian Sea. Validity of this species questioned in Compagno"quot;s 1999 checklist [529].

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Size / Weight / Age
30.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [517])

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 1134 - 1263 m (Ref. 58018)

shark-references Species-ID=650;