White-spotted Dogfish   FISH

Scientific Name:
Scyliorhinus capensis
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Spotted Lazyshark, Yellowspotted Catshark
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
NT-IUCN: 2004
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Namibia, South Africa

Facts Summary:
The White-spotted Dogfish (Scyliorhinus capensis) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "fishes" and found in the following area(s): Namibia, South Africa. This species is also known by the following name(s): Spotted Lazyshark, Yellowspotted Catshark.

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