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Figaro striatus Gledhill, Last &. White, 2008
Northern Sawtail Shark; Galeus sp B

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Species Figaro striatus Gledhill, Last & White, 2008


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CAAB : 37015034 Taxon concept Figaro_striatus last modified 2012-04-16 15:24:25.862

Species Figaro striatus Gledhill, Last & White, 2008

Northern Sawtail Catshark, Northern Sawtail Shark


Miscellaneous Literature Names





Extra Distribution Information

From off Townsville (18°37'S, 148°05'E) to off Rockhampton, QLD, tropical

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Transition (15), Northeast Province (18)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

300-420 m.


Common Name References

Compagno, L.J.V., Dando, M. & Fowler, S. 2005. A Field Guide to the Sharks of the World . London : Collins 368 pp. [231] (Northern Sawtail Catshark)

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Australia 2, 550 pp. [218] (Northern Sawtail Shark)


History of changes

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