Asymbolus is a genus
in the family
In biology, a genus is a low-level taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, which is an example of definition by genus and differentia...
Catsharks are ground sharks of the family Scyliorhinidae, with over 150 known species. While they are generally known as catsharks, many species are commonly called dogfish....
in the family
In biological classification, family is* a taxonomic rank. Other well-known ranks are life, domain, kingdom, phylum, class, order, genus, and species, with family fitting between order and genus. As for the other well-known ranks, there is the option of an immediately lower rank, indicated by the...
- Asymbolus analis (OgilbyJames Douglas OgilbyJames Douglas Ogilby was an Australian ichthyologist.Ogilby was born in Belfast, Ireland, and was the son of zoologist William Ogilby. He received his education at Winchester College, England, and Trinity College, Dublin.Ogilby worked for the British Museum before joining the Australian Museum in...
, 1885) (Australian spotted catshark)
- Asymbolus funebris Compagno, Stevens & Last, 1999 (Blotched catshark)
- Asymbolus galacticus Séret & Last, 2008 (Starry catshark)
- Asymbolus occiduus Last, Gomon & Gledhill, 1999 (Western spotted catshark)
- Asymbolus pallidus Last, Gomon & Gledhill, 1999 (Pale spotted catshark)
- Asymbolus parvusAsymbolus parvusThe dwarf catshark is a cat shark of the family Scyliorhinidae found only off West Australia, at depths of between 200 and 400 m. Its length is up to 44 cm.-References:*...
Compagno, Stevens & Last, 1999 (Dwarf catshark)
- Asymbolus rubiginosusAsymbolus rubiginosusThe orange spotted catshark or rusty catshark is a species of catshark, family Scyliorhinidae, found only off West Australia, at depths of between 25 and 540 m. Its length is up to 39 cm....
Last, Gomon & Gledhill, 1999 (Orange spotted catshark)
- Asymbolus submaculatus Compagno, Stevens & Last, 1999 (Variegated catshark)
- Asymbolus vincenti (Zietz, 1908) (Gulf catshark)