Western spotted catshark

Reproduction is oviparous.

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The Western spotted catshark lives in the pelagic-oceanic, marine, depth range 98 - 400 m environment.

The western spotted catshark, Asymbolus occiduus, is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found only around southwestern Australia, at depths of between 100 and 400 m. Its length is up to 60 cm. Reproduction is oviparous. More

Common names

Spotted cat shark in English
Western spotted catshark in English

Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Scyliorhinidae
Genus : Asymbolus
Species : Asymbolus occiduus
Authority : Last, Gomon and Gledhill, 1999