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Bighead Catshark

Apristurus bucephalus White, Last & Pogonoski 2008


Apristurus bucephalus (Bighead Catshark) is a species of modern sharks in the family cat sharks. Individuals can grow to 67.5 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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EOL has data for 15 attributes, including:

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