WoRMS taxon details

Galeus Rafinesque, 1810

105728  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105728)

accepted
Genus
Species Galeus antillensis Springer, 1979
Species Galeus arae (Nichols, 1927)
Species Galeus atlanticus (Vaillant, 1888)
Species Galeus cadenati Springer, 1966
Species Galeus eastmani (Jordan & Snyder, 1904)
Species Galeus gracilis Compagno & Stevens, 1993
Species Galeus longirostris Tachikawa & Taniuchi, 1987
Species Galeus melastomus Rafinesque, 1810
Species Galeus mincaronei Soto, 2001
Species Galeus murinus (Collett, 1904)
Species Galeus nipponensis Nakaya, 1975
Species Galeus piperatus Springer & Wagner, 1966
Species Galeus polli Cadenat, 1959
Species Galeus priapus Séret & Last, 2008
Species Galeus sauteri (Jordan & Richardson, 1909)
Species Galeus schultzi Springer, 1979
Species Galeus springeri Konstantinou & Cozzi, 1998

Species Galeus australis MacLeay, 1881 accepted as Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Galeus boardmani (Whitley, 1928) accepted as Figaro boardmani (Whitley, 1928) (synonym)
Species Galeus canis Bonaparte, 1834 accepted as Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Galeus cepedianus Agassiz, 1838 accepted as Galeocerdo cuvier (Péron & Lesueur, 1822)
Species Galeus chilensis Pérez Canto, 1886 accepted as Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Galeus communis Owen, 1853 accepted as Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Galeus japanicus Müller & Henle, 1839 accepted as Hemitriakis japanica (Müller & Henle, 1839)
Species Galeus laevis Risso, 1820 accepted as Mustelus mustelus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Galeus linnei Malm, 1877 accepted as Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Galeus maculatus Ranzani, 1839 accepted as Galeocerdo cuvier (Péron & Lesueur, 1822) (synonym)
Species Galeus melanostomus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Galeus melastomus Rafinesque, 1810 (misspelling)
Species Galeus molinae Philippi, 1887 accepted as Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Galeus nilssoni Bonaparte, 1846 accepted as Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Galeus piceus (Chu, Meng & Liu, 1983) accepted as Parmaturus melanobranchus (Chan, 1966)
Species Galeus striatus (Gledhill, Last & White, 2008) accepted as Figaro striatus Gledhill, Last & White, 2008
Species Galeus thalassinus Valenciennes, 1835 accepted as Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758) (ambiguous synonym)
Species Galeus vulgaris Fleming, 1828 accepted as Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Galeus vulpecula Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Species Galeus zyopterus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1883) accepted as Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Galeus Rafinesque, 1810. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105728 on 2018-05-26
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2009-06-23 08:20:02Z
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2012-06-22 07:22:01Z
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2014-11-21 13:09:37Z
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2014-12-02 12:48:54Z
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taxonomy source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Rafinesque, C. S. (1810). Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali e piante della sicilia, con varie osservazioni sopra i medisimi. Per le stampe di Sanfilippo: Palermo, Italy. pp. 105, 20 fold. Pl. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 13 [details]   

basis of record  (ofPristiurus Bonaparte, 1834) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



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Japanese ヤモリザメ  [details]
Galeus melastomus Rafinesque, 1810
 Galeus melastomus R...
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Galeus melastomus Rafinesque, 1810
 Galeus melastomus R...
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Galeus melastomus Rafinesque, 1810
 Galeus melastomus R...
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Galeus melastomus Rafinesque, 1810
 Galeus melastomus R...
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Galeus melastomus (Blackmouth catshark)
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Dollo (1904, pl. 09)
 Dollo (1904, pl. 09)
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Galeus sp., 524 m West Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-Pelagic Research Services. Identification from photograph by S. Harter.