Galeus springeri

KONSTANTINOU & COZZI, 1998


Springer's sawtail cat shark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
KONSTANTINOU, H. & COZZI, J.R. (1998)
Galeus springeri, a new species of sawtail catshark from the Caribbean Sea (Chondrichthys, Scyliorhinidae). Copeia, 1998 (1): 151–158

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Citation: Galeus springeri KONSTANTINOU & COZZI, 1998: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 09/2019

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Common names
eng Springer"s sawtail cat shark

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico, north coast of Hispaniola, and Cuba.

Size / Weight / Age
31.8 cm TL (male/unsexed; [3673]); 43.8 cm TL (female)

Habitat
bathypelagic; marine; depth range 450 - 700 m [13336]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=2453;