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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorProscylliidae Fowler, 1941 
AphiaID: 148805

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
Source  basis of record Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfinback catsharks  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenacis Compagno, 1973
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEridacnis Smith, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProscyllium

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliscyllium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProscyllium
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotriakis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEridacnis Smith, 1913
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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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Small (< 1.2 m) deepwater sharks (50-713 m) with a disjunct distribution in tropical to warm temperate waters of the western North Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific. Elongate, catlike eyes with nictitating eyelids. Small cuspidate teeth. Two small, spineless dorsal fins and anal fin. The first dorsal base well ahead of pelvic bases. Most species are ovoviviparous. The food of these harmless sharks consists of small fishes and invertebrates.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148805
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2005-03-29 13:34:27Z  created  Claus, Simon
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Proscylliidae. 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=148805 on 2014-09-23
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