Galeus longirostris

TACHIKAWA & TANIUCHI, 1987


Longnose sawtail cat shark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
TACHIKAWA, H. & TANIUCHI, T. (1987)
Galeus longirostris, a new species of the sawtail catshark from Japan. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology, 33 (4): 352–359

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Types
Galeus longirostris
Holotype: FUMT: P 10000; Paratype: FUMT: P 10021; FUMT: P 10023; FUMT: P 10024; FUMT: P 10001; FUMT: P 10011; UF: 44276;


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Citation: Galeus longirostris TACHIKAWA & TANIUCHI, 1987: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 06/2018

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Common names
eng Longnose sawtail cat shark

Distribution
Northwest Pacific: Amami-oshima, the Ogasawara and Izu islands.

Size / Weight / Age
80.3 cm TL (male/unsexed; [3747])

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 440 - 520 m (Ref. 58018)