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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus pectoralis (Garman, 1906) 
AphiaID: 105803

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus Budker, 1935
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleus pectoralis Garman, 1906
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagaleus gruveli Budker, 1935
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic weasel shark  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar (inaccurate[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeopoda musteli Thomson G.M., 1890 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeopoda scyllicola Leigh-Sharpe, 1916 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A very common inshore to offshore shark of the continental shelf occuring at depths of a few meters to slightly over 100 m. A specialist feeder that prefers cephalopods (squid and octopi), also small bony fishes, including soles and sardines. Viviparous (with a yolk-sac placenta), with 1 to 4 young per litter. Size at birth about 47 cm. Utilized fresh and dried salted for human consumption, and processed into fishmeal. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105803
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Paragaleus pectoralis (Garman, 1906). 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=105803 on 2014-09-22
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