Bythaelurus hispidus

(Alcock, 1891)

Bristly catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
Wood-Masox, J. & Alcock, A.W. (1891)
On the results of deep-sea dredging during the season of 1890-91. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (Series 6), 8, 16–34, 119–138

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Halaelurus hispidium, Halaelurus hispidus, Scyliorhinus hispidus, Scyliorhinus (Halaelurus) hispidum, Scyliorhinus (Hemigaleus) hispidum, Scylliorhinus hispidus, Scyllium hispidum

Bythaelurus hispidus
Holotype: ZSI: F13120

Description :

Citation: Bythaelurus hispidus (Alcock, 1891): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Bythaelurus hispidus (Alcock, 1891), © FAO,
Common names
spa Pejegato erizado, fra \(T\) Holbiche mignonne, eng Bristly cat shark, eng Bristly catshark

Indian Ocean: southeastern India and the Andaman Islands.

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Size / Weight / Age
26.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [517]); 29 cm TL (female)

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 200 - 403 m (Ref. 58018)

shark-references Species-ID=654;