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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae Cat sharks

Genus: Schroederichthys

(See list of species below)



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Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Schroederichthys bivius (Müller & Henle, 1838)

Photo by Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile
 
Schroederichthys bivius
[Narrowmouthed catshark]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Schroederichthys chilensis (Guichenot, 1848)

Photo by Photo by Hartwig Krumbeck
 
Schroederichthys chilensis
[Redspotted catshark]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Schroederichthys maculatus Springer, 1966

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Schroederichthys maculatus
[Narrowtail catshark]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 69.2 cm TL
Schroederichthys saurisqualus Soto, 2001

Photo by Photo by Bornatowski, H.
 
Schroederichthys saurisqualus
[Lizard catshark]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Schroederichthys tenuis Springer, 1966

Photo by Photo by Gadig, O.B.F.
 
Schroederichthys tenuis
[Slender catshark]



5 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Schroederichthys bivius Narrowmouthed catshark Southeast Pacific and Sou 70 TL 1838
Schroederichthys chilensis Redspotted catshark Southeast Pacific 62 TL 1848
Schroederichthys maculatus Narrowtail catshark Western Central Atlantic 34 TL 1966
Schroederichthys saurisqualus Lizard catshark Southwest Atlantic 69.2 TL 2001
Schroederichthys tenuis Slender catshark Western Atlantic 70 TL 1966



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