Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Chondrichthyes  
 Order Carcharhiniformes  
 Family Scyliorhinidae  
 Genus Galeus  
  Galeus sauteri  (Jordan & Richardson, 1909) 
Provider: Pofeng Lee& Shoou-Jeng Joung 
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Synonyms:Pristiurus sauteri  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-圓口綱及軟骨魚綱(朱等, 2001);FAO Species Catalogue, Vol.4 Sharks of the world
Character: Body slender, precaudal tail somewhat compressed at base. Snout moderately long and pointed, eyes virtually lateral on head, subocular ridges obsolete; mouth fairly large and long, broadly arched, labial furrows moderately long, not confined to mouth corners. Pelvic fins small, low and angular; interspace between pelvic and anal bases much shorter than anal base; anal base long, origin just behind first dorsal insertion; no subcaudal crest of enlarged denticles on preventral caudal margin. No colour pattern of dark saddle blotches on body and caudal fin; dorsal fins and caudal tip with black terminal marking; mouth lining light. 
Habitat: A bottom-dwelling catshark of the continental shelves, offshore at depths of 60 to 90 m in northeastern and south western Taiwan oviparous. Maximum 45 cm, adult males 36 to 38 cm, adult females 42 to 45 cm. 
Distribution: Western North Pacific: China (Taiwan Island only), possibly the Philippines and Japan. 
Utility: Caught by bottom trawlers in Taiwan. Low economic value, use for bait of aquaculture. 
Name Code: 383104
  IUCN Red List:DD      Marine     
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