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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Proscylliidae Finback catsharks

Genus: Eridacnis

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3 species (see list below)

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Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Eridacnis barbouri (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944)

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Eridacnis barbouri
[Cuban ribbontail catshark]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Eridacnis radcliffei Smith, 1913

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Eridacnis radcliffei
[Pygmy ribbontail catshark]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Eridacnis sinuans (Smith, 1957)

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Eridacnis sinuans
[African ribbontail catshark]
3 Species of Family Proscylliidae with Genus Eridacnis
(Finback catsharks)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1944 Eridacnis barbouri Cuban ribbontail catshark Western Central Atlantic 200 TL
1913 Eridacnis radcliffei Pygmy ribbontail catshark Indo-West Pacific 24 TL
1957 Eridacnis sinuans African ribbontail catshark Western Indian Ocean 37 TL



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