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Smalldorsal Catshark

Apristurus micropterygeus Meng, Chu & Li 1986


Apristurus micropterygeus (Smalldorsal Catshark) is a species of modern sharks in the family cat sharks. Individuals can grow to 37.2 cm. They rely on carcharhiniform to move around.

  • 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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