Paragaleus tengi

Species: Paragaleus tengi

English Name: Straight-tooth Weasel Shark

Chinese Name: 台灣副沙條鯊, 鄧氏沙條鮫

Family: Hemigaleidae


The body of this weasel shark is grey or grey-brown above, light below, no prominent marking on body and fins. Can grow up to a length of 88 cm. Lives inshore. Used for minor commercialization.

© 1984 Compagno, L.J.V.

© 1984 Compagno, L.J.V.

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– Compagno, L.J.V., 1984.FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 4. Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Part 2 – Carcharhiniformes. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(4/2):251-655. Rome: FAO.