Galeus melastomus in Faeroe Is.
Point map (Galeus melastomus) | Occurrence records | Field guide | Gazetteer | Country Species Summary
Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater No
Brackish No
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance occasional (usually not seen) Ref. Joensen, J.S. and Å. Vedel Tåning, 1970

7 specimens were taken on hooks 12 May 1904 from the "Thor" near the Faroe Bank, depth 710 m. They were all females, 70-79 cm long and most of them had ripe eggs in the oviduct.

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Entered by Carpenter, Kent E.
Modified by Dalsgaard, Anne Johanne Tang
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