Eridacnis barbouri

(Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944)

Cuban ribbontail catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Proscylliidae

Reference of the original description
Bigelow, H.B. & Schroeder, W.C. (1944)
New sharks from the Western North Atlantic. Proceedings of the New England Zoological Club, 23, 21–36

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Triakis barbouri

Eridacnis barbouri
Holotype: MCZ: 36099; Paratype: MCZ: 36149 MCZ: 36150 MCZ: 36151 MCZ: 36201 MCZ: 36214 MCZ: 36140 MCZ: 36141 MCZ: 36143 MCZ: 36145 MCZ: 36146 MCZ: 36148 MCZ: 36138 USNM: 123007 (ex MCZ 36142) (2); USNM: 123006 (ex MCZ 36143);

Description :

Citation: Eridacnis barbouri (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2021

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Eridacnis barbouri (BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1944), © FAO,
Common names
spa Tiburón turquino, spa Tollo coludo cubano, fra \(T\) Requin chat cubain, fra \(T\) Requin-chat cubain, eng Cuban Ribbontail Catshark, eng Cuban ribbontail cat shark, eng Pigmy dogfish

Western Central Atlantic: apparently confined to a limited area in the Florida Straits and off the north coast of Cuba. Source:

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Live-bearing, yolk-only [733].

Size / Weight / Age
200 cm TL (male/unsexed; [20078])

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 400 - 650 m [13336]

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