Aulohalaelurus kanakorum Séret, 1990
Kanakorum catshark
Aulohalaelurus kanakorum
photo by FAO

Family:  Scyliorhinidae (Cat sharks)
Max. size:  79 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range - 49 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: known from a single specimen collected off southwestern New Caledonia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 0-0; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 0-0
Biology:  A rare inshore catshark found on coral reefs (Ref. 11146).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 20 June 2017 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Collected off southwestern New Caledonia (Ref. 11146). Also Ref. 12951.

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 30.06.98
Modified by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 05.04.10

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