Galeus antillensis Springer, 1979
Galeus antillensis
photo by FAO

Family:  Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
Max. size: 
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 150 - 700 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: northern slopes of Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and many of the Leeward islands of the Caribbean southward to Martinique. Not in Compagno's 1999 checklist (Ref. 35766).
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 June 2004 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Compagno, Leonard J.V. - 23.09.99
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 04.09.19

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