WoRMS taxon details

Hemigaleidae Hasse, 1878

105690  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105690)

accepted
Family
Genus Chaenogaleus Gill, 1862
Genus Hemigaleus Bleeker, 1852
Genus Hemipristis Agassiz, 1843
Genus Paragaleus Budker, 1935

Genus Dirrhizodon Klunzinger, 1871 accepted as Hemipristis Agassiz, 1843
Genus Heterogaleus Gohar & Mazhar, 1964 accepted as Hemipristis Agassiz, 1843
Genus Negogaleus Whitley, 1931 accepted as Hemigaleus Bleeker, 1852
marine
Description Common coastal tropical sharks from shallow water down to 100 m, limited to the eastern Atlantic and continental Indo-West...  
Description Common coastal tropical sharks from shallow water down to 100 m, limited to the eastern Atlantic and continental Indo-West Pacific but not extending far into the central Pacific. Horizontally oval eyes, small spiracles, two moderate-sized spineless dorsal fins and an anal fin, the first dorsal base well ahead of pelvic bases. Precaudal pits present. Caudal fin with a strong ventral lobe and lateral undulations on its dorsal margin. They feed on small bony fish, small elasmobranchs, cephalopods, crustaceans, and echinoderms.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Hemigaleidae Hasse, 1878. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105690 on 2018-05-25
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
From other sources
Description Common coastal tropical sharks from shallow water down to 100 m, limited to the eastern Atlantic and continental Indo-West Pacific but not extending far into the central Pacific. Horizontally oval eyes, small spiracles, two moderate-sized spineless dorsal fins and an anal fin, the first dorsal base well ahead of pelvic bases. Precaudal pits present. Caudal fin with a strong ventral lobe and lateral undulations on its dorsal margin. They feed on small bony fish, small elasmobranchs, cephalopods, crustaceans, and echinoderms.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English weasel sharks  [details]
Japanese ヒレトガリザメ  [details]