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Family: Pseudotriakidae False catsharks



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gollum attenuatus Slender smooth-hound Southwest Pacific 109.2 TL 1954
Gollum suluensis Sulu Gollumshark Known only from off Palaw 58.5 SL 2011
Planonasus indicus Eastern dwarf false catshark Indian Ocean 64 TL 2018
Planonasus parini Dwarf False Catshark Northwestern Indian Ocean 53.4 TL 2013
Pseudotriakis microdon False catshark Western Atlantic 295 TL 1868



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