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Scyliorhinus torrei  Howell Rivero, 1936

Dwarf catshark
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Elasmobranchii (hajar och rockor) (sharks and rays) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks) > Scyliorhinidae (Cat sharks)
Etymology: Scyliorhinus: Greek, skylla = a kind of shark + Greek, rhinos = nose (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina djupbottenlevande; djupintervall 200 - 600 m (Ref. 55584), usually 366 - 550 m (Ref. 244).   Deep-water, preferred ?; 30°N - 20°N

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Western Central Atlantic: southern Florida (USA), Bahamas, and Cuba.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 32.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 244)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Broad rounded snout. Pale brown back and upper sides transversely marked by series of indistinct darker blotches. Finer markings consist of small oval whitish spots, evenly distributed over the whole back and upper sides (Ref. 6032).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Found on the upper continental slope. Little is known of its biology. Oviparous (Ref. 50449).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449).

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Compagno, Leonard J.V. | Medarbetare

Compagno, L.J.V., 1984. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 4. Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Part 2 - Carcharhiniformes. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(4/2):251-655. Rome: FAO. (Ref. 244)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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