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Scyliorhinus stellaris (Nursehound) is a species of modern sharks in the family cat sharks. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are solitary carnivores. Individuals can grow to 190 cm. Reproduction is oviparous and iteroparous. They rely on carcharhiniform to move around.

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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/carcharhiniform
  • Definition: Body/caudal fin propulsion, retaining eel-like body movements and exploiting interactions between the sidewash from an anterior median fin with the next posterior fin, increasing its effective angle of attack
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Nursehound. View this species on GBIF