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Galeus arae  (Nichols, 1927)

Roughtail catshark
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Elasmobranchi (squali e razze) (sharks and rays) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks) > Scyliorhinidae (Cat sharks)
Etymology: Galeus: Greek, galeos = a shark (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino batidemersale; distribuzione batimetrica 250 - 750 m (Ref. 55584).   Deep-water; 5°C - 11°C, preferred ?; 34°N - 12°N

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Western Central Atlantic: South Carolina to Florida (USA), northern Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean coast from Belize to Nicaragua.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 36.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 244); 43.0 cm TL (female)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Presence of caudal crest of large denticles. Ground tint pale yellowish brown, strikingly marked along sides and back with row of dark brown blotches and spots (Ref. 6032).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Found on the upper continental and insular slopes. Feeds on deepwater shrimps. There is partial segregation by depth. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Compagno, Leonard J.V. | Collaboratori

Compagno, L.J.V., 1984. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 4. Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Part 2 - Carcharhiniformes. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(4/2):251-655. Rome: FAO. (Ref. 244)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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