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IOLR. Guy Paz. Year: 2013.   No known copyright restrictions

Galeus melastomus is a species of modern sharks in the family cat sharks. They are solitary carnivores. Individuals can grow to 90 cm. Reproduction is iteroparous and oviparous. They rely on carcharhiniform to move around.

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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/carcharhiniform
  • Definition: Body/caudal fin propulsion, retaining eel-like body movements and exploiting interactions between the sidewash from an anterior median fin with the next posterior fin, increasing its effective angle of attack
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Galeus melastomus Rafinesque 1810. View this species on GBIF