Very slender body with a slight hunch and a long caudal fin. Both dorsal fins are positioned on the caudal peduncle (between pectoral fins and caudal fin). Origin of second dorsal fin opposite the end of the anal fin. Second dorsal fin is slightly bigger than the first dorsal fin. Rounded snout.
Light brown with 7 to 8 dark colored saddles. Numerous small dark dots, no white ones.
Western Atlantic: Brazil.
A little-known deepwater species of the upper slope of the continental shelf found close to or at the bottom down to 400 m.
Average size between 40 cm and 60 cm, maximum total length about 70 cm.
Oviparous (egg laying).
Looks similar to the Narrowtail catshark but that species has white dots and only lives in the area of Honduras and Nicaragua.