Species under Scyliorhinus
n= 17
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Scyliorhinus besnardi
Springer & Sadowsky, 1970
Polkadot catshark Southwest Atlantic 47
Scyliorhinus boa
Goode & Bean, 1896
Boa catshark Western Atlantic 54
Scyliorhinus cabofriensis
Soares, Gomes & Carvalho, 2016
Southwest Atlantic 46.8
Scyliorhinus canicula
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Lesser spotted dogfish Northeast Atlantic 100
Scyliorhinus capensis
(Müller & Henle, 1838)
Yellowspotted catshark Southeast Atlantic 122
Scyliorhinus cervigoni
Maurin & Bonnet, 1970
West African catshark Eastern Atlantic 67
Scyliorhinus comoroensis
Compagno, 1988
Comoro cat shark Western Indian Ocean
Scyliorhinus garmani
(Fowler, 1934)
Brownspotted catshark Indo-West Pacific 38
Scyliorhinus haeckelii
(Miranda Ribeiro, 1907)
Freckled catshark Western Atlantic 60
Scyliorhinus hesperius
Springer, 1966
Whitesaddled catshark Western Central Atlantic
Scyliorhinus meadi
Springer, 1966
Blotched catshark Western Central Atlantic 49
Scyliorhinus retifer
(Garman, 1881)
Chain catshark Western Atlantic 48
Scyliorhinus stellaris
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Nursehound Northeast Atlantic 170
Scyliorhinus tokubee
Shirai, Hagiwara & Nakaya, 1992
Izu cat shark Northwest Pacific 41.3
Scyliorhinus torazame
(Tanaka, 1908)
Cloudy catshark Northwest Pacific 50
Scyliorhinus torrei
Howell Rivero, 1936
Dwarf catshark Western Central Atlantic 32
Scyliorhinus ugoi
Soares, Gadig & Gomes, 2015
Dark freckled catshark Southwest Atlantic 53.4
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