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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleidae Hasse, 1879 
AphiaID: 105690

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSelachii (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGaleomorphi (Superorder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhiniformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhiniformes
Sources  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]

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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorweasel sharks  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaenogaleus
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaenogaleus macrostoma (Bleeker, 1852)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleus
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleus australiensis White, Last & Compagno, 2005
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleus microstoma Bleeker, 1852
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleus balfouri Day, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaenogaleus macrostoma (Bleeker, 1852)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleus machlani Herre, 1929 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleus microstoma Bleeker, 1852
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleus macrostoma Bleeker, 1852 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaenogaleus macrostoma (Bleeker, 1852)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleus pectoralis Garman, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus pectoralis (Garman, 1906)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleus pingi Evermann & Shaw, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriakis scyllium Müller & Henle, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis Agassiz, 1843
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis elongata (Klunzinger, 1871)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis elongatus (Klunzinger, 1871) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis elongata (Klunzinger, 1871)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis pingali Setna & Sarangdhar, 1946 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis elongata (Klunzinger, 1871)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus Budker, 1935
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus leucolomatus Compagno & Smale, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus pectoralis (Garman, 1906)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus randalli Compagno, Krupp & Carpenter, 1996
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus tengi (Chen, 1963)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus acutiventralis Chu, 1960 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis elongata (Klunzinger, 1871)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus gruveli Budker, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus pectoralis (Garman, 1906)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDirrhizodon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis Agassiz, 1843
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDirrhizodon elongatus Klunzinger, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis elongata (Klunzinger, 1871)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterogaleus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis Agassiz, 1843
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterogaleus ghardaqensis Gohar & Mazhar, 1964 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis elongata (Klunzinger, 1871)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNegogaleus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleus
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNegogaleus balfouri (Day, 1878) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaenogaleus macrostoma (Bleeker, 1852)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNegogaleus brachygnathus Chu, 1960 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleus microstoma Bleeker, 1852
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNegogaleus longicaudatus Bessednov, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus tengi (Chen, 1963)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNegogaleus macrostoma (Bleeker, 1852) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaenogaleus macrostoma (Bleeker, 1852)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNegogaleus microstoma (Bleeker, 1852) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleus microstoma Bleeker, 1852
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNegogaleus tengi Chen, 1963 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus tengi (Chen, 1963)
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105690
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Hemigaleidae Hasse, 1879. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105690 on 2014-07-24
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