Schroederichthys tenuis

Springer, 1966

Slender catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae

Reference of the original description
Springer, S. (1966)
A review of Western Atlantic Cat Sharks, Scyliorhinidae, with descriptions of a new genus and five new species. Fishery Bulletin, 65(3), 581–624

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Schroederichthys tenuis
Holotype: USNM: 188052; Paratype: USNM: 188053;

Description :

Citation: Schroederichthys tenuis Springer, 1966: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Schroederichthys tenuis Springer, 1966, © FAO,
Common names
spa Pejegato menudo, fra \(T\) Holbiche mannequin, eng Narrowmouthed catshark, eng Slender cat shark, eng Slender catshark, por Cação-pinto, por Tubarão lagartixa do norte

Western Atlantic: off Suriname [2445] and Brazil (off Amazon River mouth). Source:

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733].

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

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 72 - 410 m [517]

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