Holohalaelurus is a genus
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...

 of catshark
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
Family (biology)
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...

 Scyliorhinidae, commonly known as Izak catsharks or hallelujah sharks.


  • Holohalaelurus favus
    Holohalaelurus favus
    The honeycomb Izak or Natal Izak is a type of shark in the Western Indian Ocean areas near South Africa....

    Human, 2006 (Honeycomb Izak)
  • Holohalaelurus grennian
    Holohalaelurus grennian
    The grinning Izak or east African spotted Izak is a type of shark in the Western Indian Ocean waters near Kenya....

    Human, 2006 (Grinning Izak)
  • Holohalaelurus melanostigma (Norman, 1939) (Crying Izak)
  • Holohalaelurus punctatus (Gilchrist, 1914) (White-spotted Izak)
  • Holohalaelurus regani (Gilchrist, 1922) (Izak catshark)
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