Galeus schultzi

Springer, 1979

Dwarf sawtail catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
Springer, S. (1979)
A revision of the catsharks, Family Scyliorhinidae. NOAA Technical Report NMFS, Circular, 422: 1–152

Galeus schultzi
Holotype: USNM: 122312; Paratype: USNM: 122311; USNM: 122307;

Description :

Citation: Galeus schultzi Springer, 1979: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Galeus schultzi Springer, 1979, © FAO,
Common names
spa Pintarroja enana, fra \(T\) Chien nain, eng Dwarf sawtail cat shark, eng Dwarf sawtail catshark

Short Description
Obscure dark saddle blotches at first and second dorsal bases, and two bands on the tail; dorsal fins and caudal tip without black terminal marking [517].

Western Central Pacific: apparently endemic to the Philippines. Source:

Human uses
fisheries: minor commercial; price category: low; price reliability: very questionable: based on ex-vessel price for species in this family

Size / Weight / Age
30 cm TL (female)

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 329 - 431 m [517]

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