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Galeus boardmani
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Galeus boardmani

(Whitley 1928)

Galeus boardmani was originally described as Pristiurus (Figaro) boardmani by Whitley in 1928. It belongs to the family Pentanchidae. It is commonly known as Australian sawtail catshark. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Australia: southern Queensland to southern Australia and to Western Australia.
Species   boardmani
AuthorWI   Whitley [G. P.]
AuthorNI   Whitley
Qualification   ---
Year   1928
Status   Synonym
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhiniformes
Family   Pentanchidae
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Genus   Galeus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Carcharhiniformes
Family   Pentanchidae
Genus   Galeus
Original Name   Pristiurus (Figaro)        
Taxon Name   boardmani
Original Combination   Pristiurus (Figaro) boardmani
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pristiurus (Figaro) boardmani
OriginalSubGenus   Pristiurus
Original Author   Whitley
Original AuthorWI   Whitley [G. P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1928
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ten miles northeast of Montague Island, New South Wales, Australia, depth 70-80 fathoms.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   AMS IA.2483
Page   238
Illustrations   Pl. 18 (fig. 3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Figaro boardmani
Current Species   boardmani
Current Genus Figaro
Current AuthorWI Whitley [G. P.]
Current AuthorNI   Whitley
Current Year   1928
Current Family Scyliorhinidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat bathydemersal        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 128 to 823 meters.
Distribution Australia: southern Queensland to southern Australia and to Western Australia.

Current Summary   Synonym of Figaro boardmani  (Whitley 1928). Scyliorhinidae.
Name History   • Valid as Galeus boardmani  (Whitley 1928) -- (Compagno 1984:310 [ref. 6846], Paxton et al. 1989:73 [ref. 12442], Compagno & Stevens 1993:183 [ref. 20843], Gomon et al. 1994:137 [ref. 22532], Last & Stevens 1994:201 [ref. 23873], Compagno & Niem 1998:1289 [ref. 23787], Compagno 1999:479 [ref. 25589], Hutchins 2001:14 [ref. 25847], Hoese et al. 2006:86 [ref. 28999], Séret & Last 2008:27 [ref. 29702], White 2008:62 [ref. 30617]). • Valid as Figaro boardmani  (Whitley 1928) -- (Gledhill et al. 2008:180 [ref. 29686]).

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annulatus Galeus annulatus (Nilsson [S.] 1832)Synonym
antillensis Galeus antillensis Springer [S.] 1979Valid
arae Galeus arae (Nichols [J. T.] 1927)Valid
arae antillensis Galeus arae antillensis Springer [S.] 1979Valid
artedi Galeus artedi (Risso [A.] 1820)Synonym
atlanticus Galeus atlanticus (Vaillant [L. L.] 1888)Valid
australis Galeus australis Macleay [W.] 1881Synonym
cadenati Galeus cadenati Springer [S.] 1966Valid
canis Galeus canis Bonaparte [C. L.] 1834Synonym
cepedianus Galeus cepedianus Agassiz [L.] 1838Synonym
chilensis Galeus chilensis Pérez Canto [C.] 1886Synonym
communis Galeus communis Owen [R.] 1853Synonym
corriganae Galeus corriganae White [W. T.], Mana [R. R.] & Naylor [G. J. P.] 2016Valid
delarochianus Galeus delarochianus (Blainville [H. de] 1816)Not available
eastmani Galeus eastmani (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1904)Valid
gracilis Galeus gracilis Compagno [L. J. V.] & Stevens [J. D.] 1993Valid
japanicus Galeus japanicus Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1839Synonym
jensenii Galeus jensenii (Saemundsson [B.] 1922)Synonym
laevis Galeus laevis Risso [A.] 1820Synonym
linnei Galeus linnei Malm [A. W.] 1877Synonym
longirostris Galeus longirostris Tachikawa [H.] & Taniuchi [T.] 1987Valid
maculatus Galeus maculatus Ranzani [C.] 1839Synonym
melanostomum Galeus melanostomum (Bonaparte [C. L.] 1834)Synonym
melanostomus Galeus melanostomus (Lowe [R. T.] 1843)Synonym
melastomus Galeus melastomus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810Valid
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