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Galeus  Rafinesque, 1810
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160029

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Figaro Whitley, 1928
    Pristiurus Bonaparte, 1834
  Common Name(s): sawtail cat sharks [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                               OrderCarcharhiniformes  – ground sharks  
                                  FamilyScyliorhinidae Gill, 1862 – roussettes, pejegatos, cat sharks, catsharks  
                                     GenusGaleus Rafinesque, 1810 – sawtail cat sharks  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Galeus antillensis Springer, 1979  
                                        Species Galeus arae (Nichols, 1927) – marbled cat shark, gatica manchada, marbled catshark, roughtail cat shark, roughtail catshark 
                                        Species Galeus boardmani (Whitley, 1928) – Australian sawtail catshark 
                                        Species Galeus cadenati Springer, 1966 – longfin sawtail cat shark 
                                        Species Galeus eastmani (Jordan and Snyder, 1904) – gecko catshark 
                                        Species Galeus melastomus Rafinesque, 1810 – blackmouth catshark 
                                        Species Galeus mincaronei Soto, 2001  
                                        Species Galeus murinus (Collett, 1904)  
                                        Species Galeus nipponensis Nakaya, 1975 – broadfin sawtail catshark 
                                        Species Galeus piperatus Springer and Wagner, 1966 – peppered catshark 
                                        Species Galeus polli Cadenat, 1959 – African sawtail catshark 
                                        Species Galeus sauteri (Jordan and Richardson, 1909) – blacktip sawtail catshark 
                                        Species Galeus schultzi Springer, 1979 – dwarf sawtail catshark 
                                        Species Galeus springeri Konstantinou and Cozzi, 1998 – Springer's sawtail cat shark 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Galeus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Galeus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V.  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sharks of the World: An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 4, pt. 2   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  Reference for: Galeus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Reference for: Galeus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Galeus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Galeus   

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