Image: Mouth of a False Catshark

Mouth of a False Catshark

A 1.75 m long False Catshark collected by an AFMA observer on trawler, FV Austral Leader at a depth between 700 m and 1000 m in the Indian Ocean. This fish is registered in the Australian Museum Fish Collection (AMS I.41474-001). The False Catshark has a very large mouth with a wide gape.

Mark McGrouther
© Australian Museum

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Tags Fishes, Ichthyology, False Catshark, Pseudotriakis microdon, Pseudotriakidae,