112 Species in Family Pentanchidae
Nominal species list for Pentanchidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Apristurus albisoma Nakaya & Séret, 1999
Apristurus ampliceps Sasahara, Sato & Nakaya, 2008
Apristurus aphyodes Nakaya & Stehmann, 1998
Apristurus australis Sato, Nakaya & Yorozu, 2008
Apristurus breviventralis Kawauchi, weigmann & Nakaya, 2014 Shortbelly catshark
Apristurus brunneus (Gilbert, 1892) Brown catshark
Apristurus bucephalus White, Last & Pogonoski, 2008 Bighead catshark
Apristurus canutus Springer & Heemstra, 1979 Hoary catshark
Apristurus exsanguis Sato, Nakaya & Stewart, 1999
Apristurus fedorovi Dolganov, 1983
Apristurus garricki Sato, Stewart & Nakaya, 2013
Apristurus gibbosus Meng, Chu & Li, 1985 Humpback cat shark
Apristurus herklotsi (Fowler, 1934) Longfin catshark
Apristurus indicus (Brauer, 1906) Smallbelly catshark
Apristurus internatus Deng, Xiong & Zhan, 1988
Apristurus investigatoris (Misra, 1962) Broadnose catshark
Apristurus japonicus Nakaya, 1975 Japanese catshark
Apristurus kampae Taylor, 1972 Longnose catshark
Apristurus laurussonii (Saemundsson, 1922) Iceland catshark
Apristurus longicephalus Nakaya, 1975 Longhead catshark
Apristurus macrorhynchus (Tanaka, 1909) Flathead catshark
Apristurus macrostomus Chu, Meng & Li, 1985 Broadmouth cat shark
Apristurus manis (Springer, 1979) Ghost catshark
Apristurus manocheriani Cordova & Ebert, 2021 Manocherian’s catshark
Apristurus melanoasper Iglésias, Nakaya & Stehmann, 2004 Black roughscale catshark
Apristurus microps (Gilchrist, 1922) Smalleye catshark
Apristurus micropterygeus Meng, Chu & Li, 1986 Smalldorsal cat shark
Apristurus nakayai Iglésias, 2013 Milk-eye catshark
Apristurus nasutus de Buen, 1959 Largenose catshark
Apristurus parvipinnis Springer & Heemstra, 1979 Smallfin catshark
Apristurus pinguis Deng, Xiong & Zhan, 1983
Apristurus platyrhynchus (Tanaka, 1909) Borneo catshark
Apristurus profundorum (Goode & Bean, 1896) Deep-water catshark
Apristurus riveri Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944 Broadgill catshark
Apristurus saldanha (Barnard, 1925) Saldanha catshark
Apristurus sibogae (Weber, 1913) Pale catshark
Apristurus sinensis Chu & Hu, 1981 South China catshark
Apristurus spongiceps (Gilbert, 1905) Spongehead catshark
Apristurus stenseni (Springer, 1979) Panama ghost catshark
Apristurus yangi White, Mana & Naylor, 2017 Yang’s longnose catshark
Asymbolus analis (Ogilby, 1885) Grey spotted catshark
Asymbolus funebris Compagno, Stevens & Last, 1999
Asymbolus galacticus Séret & Last, 2008 Starry catshark
Asymbolus occiduus Last, Gomon & Gledhill, 1999 Western spotted catshark
Asymbolus pallidus Last, Gomon & Gledhill, 1999 Pale spotted catshark
Asymbolus parvus Compagno, Stevens & Last, 1999
Asymbolus rubiginosus Last, Gomon & Gledhill, 1999
Asymbolus submaculatus Compagno, Stevens & Last, 1999 Variegated catshark
Asymbolus vincenti (Zietz, 1908) Gulf catshark
Bythaelurus alcockii (Garman, 1913) Arabian catshark
Bythaelurus bachi Weigmann, Ebert, Clerkin, Stehmann & Naylor, 2016 Bach’s catshark
Bythaelurus canescens (Günther, 1878) Dusky catshark
Bythaelurus clevai (Séret, 1987) Broadhead cat shark
Bythaelurus dawsoni (Springer, 1971) New Zealand catshark
Bythaelurus giddingsi McCosker, Long & Baldwin, 2012 Galápagos catshark
Bythaelurus hispidus (Alcock, 1891) Bristly catshark
Bythaelurus immaculatus (Chu & Meng, 1982) Spotless catshark
Bythaelurus incanus Last & Stevens, 2008
Bythaelurus lutarius (Springer & D'Aubrey, 1972) Mud catshark
Bythaelurus naylori Ebert & Clerkin, 2015 Dusky snout catshark
Bythaelurus stewarti Weigmann, Kaschner & Thiel, 2018 Error Seamount Catshark
Bythaelurus tenuicephalus Kaschner, Weigmann & Thiel, 2015 Narrowhead catshark
Bythaelurus vivaldii Weigmann & Kaschner, 2017 Vivaldi’s catshark
Cephalurus cephalus (Gilbert, 1892) Lollipop catshark
Figaro boardmani (Whitley, 1928) Sawtail catshark
Figaro striatus Gledhill, Last & White, 2008 Northern sawtail shark
Galeus antillensis Springer, 1979
Galeus arae (Nichols, 1927) Roughtail catshark
Galeus atlanticus (Vaillant, 1888) Atlantic sawtail cat shark
Galeus cadenati Springer, 1966 Longfin sawtail cat shark
Galeus corriganae White, Mana & Naylor, 2016
Galeus eastmani (Jordan & Snyder, 1904) Gecko catshark
Galeus gracilis Compagno & Stevens, 1993 Slender sawtail catshark
Galeus longirostris Tachikawa & Taniuchi, 1987 Longnose sawtail cat shark
Galeus melastomus Rafinesque, 1810 Blackmouth catshark
Galeus mincaronei Soto, 2001 Southern sawtail catshark
Galeus murinus (Collett, 1904) Mouse catshark
Galeus nipponensis Nakaya, 1975 Broadfin sawtail catshark
Galeus piperatus Springer & Wagner, 1966 Peppered catshark
Galeus polli Cadenat, 1959 African sawtail catshark
Galeus priapus Séret & Last, 2008
Galeus sauteri (Jordan & Richardson, 1909) Blacktip sawtail catshark
Galeus schultzi Springer, 1979 Dwarf sawtail catshark
Galeus springeri Konstantinou & Cozzi, 1998 Springer's sawtail cat shark
Halaelurus boesemani Springer & D'Aubrey, 1972 Speckled catshark
Halaelurus buergeri (Müller & Henle, 1838) Blackspotted catshark
Halaelurus lineatus Bass, D'Aubrey & Kistnasamy, 1975 Lined catshark
Halaelurus maculosus White, Last & Stevens, 2007 Indonesian Speckled Catshark
Halaelurus natalensis (Regan, 1904) Tiger catshark
Halaelurus quagga (Alcock, 1899) Quagga catshark
Halaelurus sellus White, Last & Stevens, 2007 Rusty Catshark
Haploblepharus edwardsii (Schinz, 1822) Puffadder shyshark
Haploblepharus fuscus Smith, 1950 Brown shyshark
Haploblepharus kistnasamyi Human & Compagno, 2006
Haploblepharus pictus (Müller & Henle, 1838) Dark shyshark
Holohalaelurus favus Human, 2006
Holohalaelurus grennian Human, 2006
Holohalaelurus melanostigma (Norman, 1939) Crying Izak
Holohalaelurus punctatus (Gilchrist, 1914) African spotted catshark
Holohalaelurus regani (Gilchrist, 1922) Izak catshark
Parmaturus albimarginatus Séret & Last, 2007 White-tip Catshark
Parmaturus albipenis Séret & Last, 2007 White-clasper catshark
Parmaturus angelae Soares, Carvalho, Schwingel & Gadig, 2019 Brazilian filetail catshark
Parmaturus bigus Séret & Last, 2007 Beige catshark
Parmaturus campechiensis Springer, 1979 Campeche catshark
Parmaturus lanatus Séret & Last, 2007 Velvet catshark
Parmaturus macmillani Hardy, 1985 McMillan's cat shark
Parmaturus melanobranchus (Chan, 1966) Blackgill catshark
Parmaturus nigripalatum Fahmi & Ebert, 2018 Indonesian filetail catshark
Parmaturus pilosus Garman, 1906 Salamander shark
Parmaturus xaniurus (Gilbert, 1892) Filetail catshark
Pentanchus profundicolus Smith & Radcliffe, 1912 Onefin catshark
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