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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae Cat sharks
Subfamily: Atelomycterinae
Genus: Atelomycterus

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6 species
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Western Pacific
Max. Length 47.4 cm TL
Atelomycterus baliensis White, Last & Dharmadi, 2005

Photo by Photo by Last, P.
 
Atelomycterus baliensis
[Bali catshark]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 50.8 cm TL
Atelomycterus erdmanni Fahmi & White, 2015

Photo by Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Atelomycterus erdmanni
[Spotted-belly catshark]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Atelomycterus fasciatus Compagno & Stevens, 1993

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Atelomycterus fasciatus
[Banded catshark]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Atelomycterus macleayi Whitley, 1939

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Atelomycterus macleayi
[Marbled catshark]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Atelomycterus marmoratus (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Atelomycterus marmoratus
[Coral catshark]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 48.4 cm TL
Atelomycterus marnkalha Jacobsen & Bennett, 2007

Photo by Photo by Jacobsen, I.P.
 
Atelomycterus marnkalha
[Eastern banded catshark]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Atelomycterus baliensis Bali catshark Western Pacific 47.4 TL 2005
Atelomycterus erdmanni Spotted-belly catshark Western Pacific 50.8 TL 2015
Atelomycterus fasciatus Banded catshark Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1993
Atelomycterus macleayi Marbled catshark Eastern Indian Ocean 60 TL 1939
Atelomycterus marmoratus Coral catshark Indo-West Pacific 70 TL 1830
Atelomycterus marnkalha Eastern banded catshark Western Pacific 48.4 TL 2007



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