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Scyliorhinidae  Gill, 1862
Taxonomic Serial No.: 159985

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Atelomycteridae White, 1936
 
  Common Name(s): roussettes [French]
 
    pejegatos [Spanish]
 
    cat sharks [English]
 
    catsharks [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassChondrichthyes   
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                            SuperorderEuselachii   
                               OrderCarcharhiniformes  – ground sharks  
                                  FamilyScyliorhinidae Gill, 1862 – roussettes, pejegatos, cat sharks, catsharks  
    Direct Children:  
                                     GenusApristurus Garman, 1913 – demon cat sharks, ghost cat sharks 
                                     GenusAsymbolus Whitley, 1939 – Australian spotted cat sharks 
                                     GenusAtelomycterus Garman, 1913 – coral cat sharks 
                                     GenusAulohalaelurus Fowler, 1934 – blackspotted cat sharks 
                                     GenusCephaloscyllium Gill, 1862 – swell sharks 
                                     GenusCephalurus Bigelow and Schroeder, 1941  
                                     GenusGaleus Rafinesque, 1810 – sawtail cat sharks 
                                     GenusHalaelurus Gill, 1862 – tiger cat sharks 
                                     GenusHaploblepharus Garman, 1913 – shy sharks 
                                     GenusHolohalaelurus Fowler, 1934 – Izak cat sharks 
                                     GenusParmaturus Garman, 1906 – filetail cat sharks 
                                     GenusPentanchus Smith and Radcliffe in Smith, 1912  
                                     GenusPoroderma Smith, 1838 – barbeled cat sharks 
                                     GenusSchroederichthys Springer, 1966 – narrowtail cat sharks 
                                     GenusScyliorhinus Blainville, 1816 – spotted cat sharks 
       

 References
       
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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: An Annotated List of Deepwater Fishes from off New England, manuscript (version 03-May-02)  
  Acquired: 2002   
  Notes: unpublished manuscript (as of 15-Oct-2002): Moore, John A., Karsten E. Hartel, James E. Craddock, and John K. Galbraith. "An Annotated List of Deep water Fishes from off New England, with new Area Records"   
  Reference for: Scyliorhinidae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scyliorhinidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Branstetter, Steven / Collette, Bruce B., and Grace Klein-MacPhee, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catsharks: Family Scyliorhinidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, Third Edition   
  Page(s): 36-37   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-951-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scyliorhinidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V.   
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sharks of the World: An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 4, pt. 2   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scyliorhinidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V.   
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks of the Order Carcharhiniformes   
  Page(s): xxii + 486   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-08453-X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scyliorhinidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scyliorhinidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scyliorhinidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Moore, Jon A., Karsten E. Hartel, James E. Craddock, and John K. Galbraith   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: An annotated list of deepwater fishes from off the New England region, with new area records   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Northeastern Naturalist, vol. 10, no. 2   
  Page(s): 159-248   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1092-6194   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scyliorhinidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Scyliorhinidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.   
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: cat sharks[English], pejegatos [Spanish], roussettes [French]   
       

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