Apristurus macrostomus Chu, Meng & Li, 1985
Broadmouth cat shark
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Family:  Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
Max. size:  38 cm TL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range - 913 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: off Zhujiang, South China Sea (Ref. 26282). Presence in the Western Central Pacific is uncertain (Ref. 11146).
Biology:  Type specimen taken from a depth of 913 m (Ref. 26282). Oviparous (Ref. 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 29 April 2020 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 03.07.97
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 22.08.19

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