Bythaelurus alcockii (Garman, 1913)
Arabian catshark

Family:  Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 1134 - 1263 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Arabian Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Known only from the holotype which was found on the continental slope of the Arabian Sea.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 09 February 2017 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless


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