Schroederichthys tenuis Springer, 1966
Slender catshark
photo by Gadig, O.B.F.

Family:  Scyliorhinidae (Cat sharks)
Max. size:  70 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 72 - 410 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: off Suriname (Ref. 13608) and Brazil (off Amazon River mouth).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on the upper continental slope. Oviparous (Ref. 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 30 April 2004 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Carpenter, Kent E. - 15.06.92
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 26.01.04
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 13.11.97

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