Largenose catshark

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Largenose catshark
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: A. nasutus
Binomial name
Apristurus nasutus
F. de Buen, 1959
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The largenose catshark (Apristurus nasutus) is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae. The largenose catshark is found on the upper continental slopes in the eastern Pacific, from the Gulf of Panama to Ecuador and central Chile, between 9°N and 28°S. It can grow up to 70 cm. Its reproduction is oviparous.


  1. ^ Huveneers, C., Duffy, C. & Acuña, E. 2004. Apristurus nasutus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44573A10921377. Downloaded on 14 September 2017.
  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Apristurus nasutus" in FishBase. July 2006 version.

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