Paragaleus randalli

COMPAGNO, KRUPP & CARPENTER, 1996


Slender weasel shark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Hemigaleidae

Reference of the original description
COMPAGNO, L.J.V. & KRUPP, F. & CARPENTER, K.E. (1996)
A new weasel shark of the genus Paragaleus from the northwestern Indian Ocean and the Arabian Gulf (Carcharhiniformes: Hemigaleidae). Fauna of Saudia Arabia, 15: 391–401

Types
Paragaleus randalli
Holotype: BPBM: 21196; Paratype: BPBM: 19923; SMF: 28109; SNMNH: F55; SU: 67145; USNM: 202652; ZMH: 103119 (old: ISH 150-1965);


Description :


Citation: Paragaleus randalli COMPAGNO, KRUPP & CARPENTER, 1996: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2018

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Paragaleus randalli COMPAGNO, KRUPP & CARPENTER, 1996, © Randall, J.E., www.fish-base.org
Common names
eng Slender weasel shark

Distribution
Western Indian Ocean: Bahrain.
First records: 2013: off Taiwan in the western North Pacific [20018]; Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Viviparous, placental [733]. Distinct pairing with embrace [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
48.3 cm ot (male/unsexed; [20217])

Habitat
demersal; marine

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=4632;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Cestoda
  • Olgaella elenae HASELI & MALEKPOUR FARD, 2017 [25461]