SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=490) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Hemigaleidae Weasel sharks



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Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Chaenogaleus macrostoma (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Chaenogaleus macrostoma
[Hooktooth shark]
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Eastern Indian Ocean to W
Max. Length 110 cm TL

 
Hemigaleus australiensis
[Australian weasel shark]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 114 cm TL
Hemigaleus microstoma Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hemigaleus microstoma
[Sicklefin weasel shark]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 240 cm TL
Hemipristis elongata (Klunzinger, 1871)

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Hemipristis elongata
[Snaggletooth shark]
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 96 cm TL

 
Paragaleus leucolomatus
[Whitetip weasel shark]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 140 cm TL
Paragaleus pectoralis (Garman, 1906)

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Paragaleus pectoralis
[Atlantic weasel shark]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 48.3 cm OT
Paragaleus randalli Compagno, Krupp & Carpenter, 1996

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Paragaleus randalli
[Slender weasel shark]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 88 cm TL
Paragaleus tengi (Chen, 1963)

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Paragaleus tengi
[Straight-tooth weasel shark]



8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chaenogaleus macrostoma Hooktooth shark Indo-West Pacific 100 TL 1852
Hemigaleus australiensis Australian weasel shark Eastern Indian Ocean to W 110 TL 2005
Hemigaleus microstoma Sicklefin weasel shark Indo-West Pacific 114 TL 1852
Hemipristis elongata Snaggletooth shark Indo-West Pacific 240 TL 1871
Paragaleus leucolomatus Whitetip weasel shark Western Indian Ocean 96 TL 1985
Paragaleus pectoralis Atlantic weasel shark Eastern Atlantic 140 TL 1906
Paragaleus randalli Slender weasel shark Western Indian Ocean 48.3 OT 1996
Paragaleus tengi Straight-tooth weasel shark Western Pacific 88 TL 1963



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