Species: Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific name Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758)
English name small spotted catshark
French name petite rousette
Dutch name hondshaai
German name Kleingefleckter Katzenhai


Not all species have been illustrated yet. Should you own high quality photos, please send them by means of the photo page.

You can always check for pictures on the Dutch website Nederlands Soortenregister.

You can always check for pictures on observations.be.

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Protection status and Red List
North Sea
red list: Near threatened
red list: Near threatened
IUCN Red List: LC (ver. 3.1, 2008)

North Sea indigenous (1a)
Habitat marine
Reference Poll 1947. Poissons marins
BeRMS / WoRMS Belgian Register of Marine Species / World Register of Marine Species

Recent sightings on observations.be