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Schroederichthys chilensis (Chilean Catshark) is a species of modern sharks in the family cat sharks. They are native to Pacific Ocean and The Neotropics. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 62 cm. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on swimming and carcharhiniform to move around.

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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/carcharhiniform
  • Definition: Body/caudal fin propulsion, retaining eel-like body movements and exploiting interactions between the sidewash from an anterior median fin with the next posterior fin, increasing its effective angle of attack
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EOL has data for 29 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Chilean Catshark. View this species on GBIF