Asymbolus vincenti (Zietz, 1908)
Gulf catshark
Asymbolus vincenti
photo by FAO

Family:  Scyliorhinidae (Cat sharks)
Max. size:  61 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 27 - 650 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Australia.
Biology:  Widespread on the continental shelf and slope edge (Ref. 244). Oviparous, with a single egg-case to each oviduct at a time (Ref. 244).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 07 May 2015 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Carpenter, Kent E. - 15.06.92
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 10.07.08
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 21.03.94

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