Galeus murinus (Collett, 1904)
Mouse catshark
Galeus murinus
photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Family:  Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
Max. size:  63 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 475 - 1200 m
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic: Iceland and Faeroes.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on the continental slopes.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 06 October 2014 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Carpenter, Kent E. - 15.06.92
Modified by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 04.09.19
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 22.03.94

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