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Family: Proscylliidae Finback catsharks



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7 species
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Ctenacis fehlmanni (Springer, 1968)

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Ctenacis fehlmanni
[Harlequin catshark]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Eridacnis barbouri (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944)

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Eridacnis barbouri
[Cuban ribbontail catshark]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Eridacnis radcliffei Smith, 1913

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Eridacnis radcliffei
[Pygmy ribbontail catshark]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Eridacnis sinuans (Smith, 1957)

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Eridacnis sinuans
[African ribbontail catshark]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Proscyllium habereri Hilgendorf, 1904

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Proscyllium habereri
[Graceful catshark]



Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 49 cm TL
Proscyllium magnificum Last & Vongpanich, 2004

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Proscyllium magnificum
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Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Proscyllium venustum
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ctenacis fehlmanni Harlequin catshark Western Indian Ocean 52 TL 1968
Eridacnis barbouri Cuban ribbontail catshark Western Central Atlantic 200 TL 1944
Eridacnis radcliffei Pygmy ribbontail catshark Indo-West Pacific 24 TL 1913
Eridacnis sinuans African ribbontail catshark Western Indian Ocean 37 TL 1957
Proscyllium habereri Graceful catshark Western Pacific 65 TL 1904
Proscyllium magnificum Eastern Indian Ocean 49 TL 2004
Proscyllium venustum Northwest Pacific 60 TL 1912



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cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013