Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37015008

Species Galeus gracilis Compagno & Stevens, 1993

Slender Sawtail Catshark, Slender Sawtail Shark




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Patchy records between Cape Cuvier and Port Hedland, WA and North West Shelf to N of Melville Island, NT (9°49´S, 130°15´E) and Cape York, north QLD; tropical.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Cape Province (20), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

290–470 m.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
16-Apr-2012 16-Apr-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)