Galeus atlanticus

(VAILLANT, 1888)


Atlantic sawtail cat shark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
VAILLANT, L.L. (1888)
Expéditions scientifiques du «Travailleur» et du «Ta­lisman» pendant les années 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883. Poissons. 1–406, pl. 1–28.

Image of the original description

Pristiurus atlanticus VAILLANT, 1888 valid as: Galeus atlanticus

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Pristiurus atlanticus

Types
Galeus atlanticus
Holotype: MNHN: 1884-0387;


Description :


Citation: Galeus atlanticus (VAILLANT, 1888): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 06/2018

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Galeus atlanticus (VAILLANT, 1888), 49.7 TL, Locality: Portugal; female; Date: 2006-03-09; © Rui Coelho, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal
Common names
eng Atlantic sawtail cat shark

Distribution
Eastern Central Atlantic: off Cape Spartel, northwest coast of Morocco.

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 540 - 540 m [785]