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Cuban ribbontail catshark

Cuban ribbontail catshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Proscylliidae
Genus: Eridacnis
Species: E. barbouri
Binomial name
Eridacnis barbouri
(Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944)

The Cuban ribbontail catshark, Eridacnis barbouri, is a finback catshark of the family Proscylliidae, found off western central Atlantic Ocean at depths of between 430 and 613 m. It can grow up to a length of 34 cm.

The Cuban ribbontail catshark is ovoviviparous.

References

  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Eridacnis barbouri in FishBase. May 2006 version.
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