Galeus piperatus Springer & Wagner, 1966
Peppered catshark
Galeus piperatus
photo by FAO

Family:  Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
Max. size:  29 cm TL (male/unsexed); 30 cm TL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 275 - 1326 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: northern Gulf of California.
Biology:  Possibly oviparous (Ref. 244). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Carpenter, Kent E. - 15.06.92
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 04.09.19
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 22.03.94

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