Apristurus aphyodes Nakaya & Stehmann, 1998
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Family:  Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
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Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 1014 - 1800 m
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic.
Diagnosis:  Body slender and cylindrical. Dermal denticles from dorsolateral side of body small and erect.
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 17 November 2014 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 22.08.19

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