Bythaelurus clevai

(Séret, 1987)

Broadhead cat shark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
Séret, B. (1987)
Halaelurus clevai, sp. n., a new species of catshark (Scylliorhinidae) from off Madagascar, with remarks on the taxonomic status of the genera Halaelurus Gill and Galeus Rafinesque. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology Special Publication, 44: 1–27

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Halaelurus clevai

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Citation: Bythaelurus clevai (Séret, 1987): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Common names
eng Broadhead cat shark

Western Indian Ocean: off Madagascar.

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 425 - 500 m [785]

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