Galeorhinus omanensis [Status Unaccepted]   (Norman,   1939) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Elasmobranchii
Order:Carcharhiniformes
Family:Triakidae

Description
Long and slender body the species has trunk equal to tail and obtuse and depressed snout. Moderate eyes with nictitating membrane. Nasoral grooves and cirri are absent. Labial folds are present. Minute spiracles located behind eyes. There are 5 pairs of gill openings. Two spineless dorsal and anal fins are present. Caudal pit is absent. Teeth are monomorphous, oblique, notched and smooth.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Biswas, KP (2009) Fishes around Indian Ocean Elasmobranch Fishes Daya publishing house Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2011-12-22

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