Apristurus stenseni (Springer, 1979)
Panama ghost catshark
Apristurus stenseni
photo by FAO

Family:  Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
Max. size: 
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 915 - 975 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Panama (Ref. 244). Presence in Galapagos is questionable (Ref. 28023).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Poorly known. Maximum length might be over 23 cm TL. 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. - 22.08.19
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 21.03.94

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