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  • noun Any of the sharks in the family Scyliorhinidae

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Examples

  • They do not know which species the eggs belong to, but Dr Treude speculates they are from the deepwater catshark, which is known to produce egg capsules of this size, colour and shape.

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  • They do not know which species the eggs belong to, but Dr Treude speculates they are from the deepwater catshark, which is known to produce egg capsules of this size, colour and shape.

    The Economist: Daily news and views

  • Species, like this Iceland catshark, have been discovered due to an increase in deep-sea fishing around Greenland.

    TreeHugger

  • In the deepest waters, the scientists sampled down to a depth of 1,100 metres and found that the blackmouth catshark and the birdbeak dogshark coexist there without any trophic competition between them, "since each one has specialised to eat a particular kind of food", says the oceanographer.

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  • The recent discoveries of deep-dwelling species, such as the catshark, are probably due largely to an increase in deep-sea fishing around Greenland-and a resulting boom in odd, accidental catches-the survey team says.

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  • The study shows that the top of the bank (400-500 metres) is inhabited by two of the three shark species studied (the blackmouth catshark and the velvet belly lantern shark).

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  • In order to gain a detailed understanding of the species that inhabit El Cachucho (Spain's first Protected Marine Area located off the coast of Llanes in Asturias), the scientists studied three species of shark that live at depths of between 400 and 1,000 metres, the blackmouth catshark (Galeus melastomus), the velvet belly lantern shark (Etmopterus spinax), and the birdbeak dogshark (Deania calcea).

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  • In the deepest waters, the scientists sampled down to a depth of 1,100 metres and found that the blackmouth catshark and the birdbeak dogshark coexist there without any trophic competition between them, "since each one has specialised to eat a particular kind of food", says the oceanographer.

    Science Blog

  • Species, like this Iceland catshark, have been discovered due to an increase in deep-sea fishing around Greenland.

    TreeHugger

  • The study shows that the top of the bank (400-500 metres) is inhabited by two of the three shark species studied (the blackmouth catshark and the velvet belly lantern shark).

    Science Blog

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