Galeus atlanticus (Vaillant, 1888)
Atlantic sawtail cat shark
photo by Andrade Coelho, R.P.

 Family:  Scyliorhinidae (Cat sharks)
 Max. size: 
 Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range - 540 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Central Atlantic: off Cape Spartel, northwest coast of Morocco.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Type specimen taken from a depth of 540 m (Ref. 26282).
 IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Compagno, Leonard J.V. - 22.09.99
 Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 27.10.00

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