Galeus murinus

(COLLETT, 1904)

Mouse catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
COLLETT, R. (1904)
Diagnoses of four hitherto undescribed fishes from the depths south of the Faroe Islands. Forhandlinger i Videnskabs–selskabet i Christiania (for 1904), 9: 1–7

Images of the original description (synonym)
Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Galeus jenseni, Galeus melastomus murinus , Pristiurus jenseni, Pristiurus jensenii, Pristiurus murinus

Galeus murinus
Holotype: ZMUO: J22;
Pristiurus jensenii
: NHMR: ?

Description :

Citation: Galeus murinus (COLLETT, 1904): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 06/2018

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Galeus murinus (COLLETT, 1904), © FAO,
Common names
spa Pintarroja islándica, fra \(T\) Chien islandais, eng Mouse cat shark, eng Mouse catshark

Northeast Atlantic: Iceland and Faeroes. Source:

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Size / Weight / Age
63.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [517])

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 475 - 1200 m