WoRMS taxon details

Paragaleus pectoralis (Garman, 1906)

105803  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105803)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description A very common inshore to offshore shark of the continental shelf occuring at depths of a few meters to slightly over 100 m....  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Paragaleus pectoralis (Garman, 1906). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105803 on 2018-05-22
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofParagaleus gruveli Budker, 1935) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHemigaleus pectoralis Garman, 1906) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description 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]
 

LanguageName 
English Atlantic weasel shark  [details]