Apristurus micropterygeus Meng, Chu & Li, 1986
Smalldorsal cat shark
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Family:  Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
Max. size:  37.2 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range - 913 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: South China Sea. Presence in the Western Central Pacific is uncertain (Ref. 11146).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 28 August 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 03.07.97
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 22.08.19

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