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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae Cat sharks

Genus: Holohalaelurus

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 51.5 cm TL

 
Holohalaelurus favus
[]
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Western Indian Ocean

 
Holohalaelurus grennian
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 38.4 cm TL

 
Holohalaelurus melanostigma
[Crying Izak]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Holohalaelurus punctatus (Gilchrist, 1914)

Photo by FAO
 
Holohalaelurus punctatus
[African spotted catshark]

Photo by Le Noury, P.

Indian Ocean from Durban,
Max. Length 69 cm TL
Holohalaelurus regani (Gilchrist, 1922)

Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Holohalaelurus regani
[Izak catshark]
5 Species of Family Scyliorhinidae with Genus Holohalaelurus
(Cat sharks)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2006 Holohalaelurus favus Western Indian Ocean 51.5 TL
2006 Holohalaelurus grennian Western Indian Ocean
1939 Holohalaelurus melanostigma Crying Izak Western Indian Ocean 38.4 TL
1914 Holohalaelurus punctatus African spotted catshark Western Indian Ocean 35 TL
1922 Holohalaelurus regani Izak catshark Indian Ocean from Durban, 69 TL



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