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genus

sawtail cat sharks
Galeus Rafinesque, 1810

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Carcharhiniformes - ground sharks »  family Pentanchidae - pentanchids

Scientific synonyms

Pristiurus Bonaparte, 1834

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Included taxa

Number of records: 18

species Galeus antillensis Springer, 1979
species Galeus arae (Nichols, 1927) - Crested Shark
species Galeus atlanticus (Vaillant, 1888)
species Galeus cadenati Springer, 1966
species Galeus eastmani (Jordan & Snyder, 1904) - Gecko Cat Shark
species Galeus gracilis Compagno & Stevens, 1993 - Slender Sawtail Catshark
species Galeus longirostris Tachikawa & Taniuchi, 1987 - Longnose Sawtail Cat Shark
species Galeus melastomus Rafinesque, 1810 - Black-mouthed Dogfish
species Galeus mincaronei Soto, 2001
species Galeus murinus Collett, 1904 - Blackmouth Catshark
species Galeus nipponensis Nakaya, 1975 - Broadfin Sawtail Cat Shark
species Galeus piceus (Chu, Meng & Liu, 1983)
species Galeus piperatus Springer & Wagner, 1966 - Peppered Catshark
species Galeus polli Cadenat, 1959 - African Sawtail Cat Shark
species Galeus priapus Séret & Last, 2008
species Galeus sauteri (Jordan & Richardson, 1909) - Blacktip Sawtail Cat Shark
species Galeus schultzi Springer, 1979 - Dwarf Sawtail Cat Shark
species Galeus springeri Konstantinou & Cozzi, 1998

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/1530]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Galeus Rafinesque, 1810]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [e3632f05-4785-44f1-aeba-820eeda3404e]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Galeus Rafinesque, 1810]
Data retrieved on: 20 January 2015

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