Galeus piperatus

Springer & Wagner, 1966

Peppered catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
Springer, S. & Wagner, M.H. (1966)
Galeus piperatus, a new shark of the family Scyliorhinidae from the Gulf of California. Contributions in Science, Los Angeles County Museum, 110, 1–9

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Galeus cf. piperatus

Galeus piperatus
Holotype: LACM: 7552; Paratype: LACM: 8818-9; USNM: 200413;

Description :

Citation: Galeus piperatus Springer & Wagner, 1966: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Galeus piperatus Springer & Wagner, 1966, © FAO,
Common names
spa Gato pimienta, spa Pejegato pimienta, fra \(T\) Chien poivré, eng Peppered cat shark, eng Peppered catshark

Eastern Central Pacific: northern Gulf of California.

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Possibly oviparous [517].

Size / Weight / Age
29.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [517]); 30 cm TL (female)

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 275 - 1326 m

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