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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae Cat sharks

Genus: Holohalaelurus

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Max. Length 51.5 cm TL

 
Holohalaelurus favus
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Holohalaelurus grennian
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Max. Length 38.4 cm TL

 
Holohalaelurus melanostigma
[Crying Izak]



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

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Holohalaelurus punctatus
[African spotted catshark]



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

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Holohalaelurus regani
[Izak catshark]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Holohalaelurus favus Western Indian Ocean 51.5 TL 2006
Holohalaelurus grennian Western Indian Ocean 2006
Holohalaelurus melanostigma Crying Izak Western Indian Ocean 38.4 TL 1939
Holohalaelurus punctatus African spotted catshark Western Indian Ocean 35 TL 1914
Holohalaelurus regani Izak catshark Indian Ocean from Durban, 69 TL 1922



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