Galeus springeri Konstantinou & Cozzi, 1998
Springer's sawtail cat shark
Galeus springeri
photo by FAO

Family:  Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
Max. size:  31.8 cm TL (male/unsexed); 43.8 cm TL (female)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 450 - 700 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico, north coast of Hispaniola, and Cuba.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 June 2004 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 26.02.99
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 04.09.19

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