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Galeus arae  (Nichols, 1927)

Roughtail catshark
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Elasmobranquios (tiburones y rayas) (sharks and rays) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks) > Scyliorhinidae (Cat sharks)
Etymology: Galeus: Greek, galeos = a shark (Ref. 45335).

Medioambiente / Clima / Gama Ecología

; marino batidemersal; rango de profundidad 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.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 36.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 244); 43.0 cm TL (female)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

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).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. 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 Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Compagno, Leonard J.V. | Colaboradores

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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