A small bottom-dwelling shark that has catlike eyes and small dorsal fins set well back. It is typically strikingly marked and lives in warmer waters.
- Apristurus and other genera, family Scyliorhinidae: several species, including the brown cat shark (A. brunneus)
More example sentences
- As a finale, Reon takes us the next day to a local reef famous for its cat sharks.
- When I first saw the banded cat shark at the zoo, I had a hard time understanding why they called it that.
- The brown cat shark is oviparous, with eggs deposited in transparent oblong cases slightly over 5 cm long.
Definition of cat shark in:
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