Galeus antillensis Springer, 1979
photo by FAO

Family:  Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
Max. size: 
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 150 - 700 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: northern slopes of Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and many of the Leeward islands of the Caribbean southward to Martinique. Not in Compagno's 1999 checklist (Ref. 35766).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 June 2004 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Compagno, Leonard J.V. - 23.09.99
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 04.09.19

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