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Atlantic weasel shark

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subclass  Elasmobranchii
Order  Carcharhiniformes
Scientific name  Paragaleus pectoralis
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Superorder  Selachimorpha
Family  Hemigaleidae
Higher classification  Paragaleus
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Similar  Australian weasel shark, Sicklefin weasel shark, Hemigaleidae, Hooktooth shark, Cuban ribbontail catshark

The Atlantic weasel shark, Paragaleus pectoralis, is a weasel shark of the family Hemigaleidae, found in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean, from the surface to a depth of 100 m. It can reach a length of 1.4 m.

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Atlantic weasel shark Wikipedia


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