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Galeus atlanticus (Vaillant, 1888)

Atlantic sawtail cat shark
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Elasmobranchii (hajar och rockor) (sharks and rays) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks) > Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
Etymology: Galeus: Greek, galeos = a shark (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Vaillant.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina djupbottenlevande; djupintervall ? - 540 m (Ref. 26282).   Deep-water

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Eastern Central Atlantic: off Cape Spartel, northwest coast of Morocco.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Type specimen taken from a depth of 540 m (Ref. 26282).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Compagno, L.J.V., 1999. Checklist of living elasmobranchs. p. 471-498. In W.C. Hamlett (ed.) Sharks, skates, and rays: the biology of elasmobranch fishes. Johns Hopkins University Press, Maryland. (Ref. 35766)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

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