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Galeus cadenati  Springer, 1966

Longfin sawtail cat shark
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Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks) > Scyliorhinidae (Cat sharks)
Etymology: Galeus: Greek, galeos = a shark (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range ? - 439 m (Ref. 13292).   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Western Central Atlantic: Panama and Colombia (Ref. 244). Also Venezuela and possibly Trinidad and Tobago (Ref. 5217).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Holotype taken from a depth of 439 m (Ref. 13292).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Compagno, Leonard J.V. | Collaborators

Howe, J. and V.G. Springer, 1993. Catalog of type specimens of recent fishes in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 5: Sharks (Chondrichthyes: Selachii). Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 540:19. (Ref. 13292)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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