Apristurus gibbosus Meng, Chu & Li, 1985
Humpback cat shark
Apristurus gibbosus
photo by Ho, H.-C.

Family:  Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
Max. size:  388 cm TL (male/unsexed); 410 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).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 27 August 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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