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small bottom-dwelling sharks with cat-like eyes

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A NOAA-led research team has discovered a new species of deep-sea coral and a nursery area for catsharks and skates in the underwater canyons located close to the Gulf of Farallones and Cordell Bank national marine sanctuaries off the Sonoma coast.
Blue shark, shortn mako, smoothhounds, catsharks and tope shark are on the list the organisation wants protected.
In the Central Atlantic and Mediterranean, the small-spotted catshark Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758) and the longnose spurdog (Squalus blainville) (Risso, 1826) are common demersal species (Pawson and Ellis, 2005; Froese and Pauly, 2010) and are direct targets for semipelagic longline and trammel fisheries (Coelho et al.
Biological observations on the smallspotted catshark Scyliorhinus canicula (Chondrichthyes: Scyliorhinidae) off the Languedocian coast (southern France, northern Mediterranean).
Fishing The ghost catshark is caught in deepwater trawls.
a new catshark (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae) from tropical Australia.
The long period of early development was similar to that of the small spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula) (Ballard et al.
The unique fish, whose proper name is the small-spotted catshark, is now in quarantine at the Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary in Oban.
Distribution, abundance and size composition of blackmouth catshark (Galeus melastomus) and small-spotted dogfish (Scyliorhinus canicula) on the slope of the Portuguese South and Southern West coasts.
Blue sharks also wash up very occasionally, as do catsharks.
There were dead small sharks, smoothhounds and catsharks, strewn across the sand and amongst the rocks.
Two other species-small-spotted catsharks and southern elephant seals-do not.
The biggest in this family of so-called catsharks is a bull huss, a muscular, sinewy fighter that is reportedly increasing in numbers, unlike dwindling stocks of some fish.
Catsharks are a diverse group of small carcharhiniform sharks that range from tropical to polar marine waters.
The fish is one half of the world's only captive breeding pair of Australian Marbled Catsharks and is worth pounds 50,000 with her mate.