Whitetip weasel shark

Reproduction is viviparous.

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The Whitetip weasel shark lives in the demersal, marine, depth range - 20 m environment.

The whitetip weasel shark, Paragaleus leucolomatus, is a weasel shark of the family Hemigaleidae. Only one specimen, caught off Kosi Bay, South Africa, is known. This specimen was 96 cm long. Reproduction is viviparous. More

Common names

Atlantic weasel shark in English
Atlantiese weselhaai in Afrikaans
Atlantische wezelhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Atlantisk væselhaj in Danish (dansk)
Ehoushouinon in Fon
Ehoushouinon in Fon GBE
Hvidtippet væselhaj in Danish (dansk)
Marajo in Spanish (español)
Milandre jaune in French (français)
Requin in French (français)
Taess in Arabic (‫العربية)
Taess in Arabic, Hassaniya
Tiburón comadiza in Spanish (español)
Tiburón comadreja in Spanish (español)
Tubarão-doninha in Portuguese (Português)
Whitetip weasel shark in English
Wittip weselhaai in Afrikaans
Wittipwezelhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
南非副沙条鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
南非副沙條鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
大西洋副沙条鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
大西洋副沙條鯊 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Hemigaleidae
Genus : Paragaleus
Species : Paragaleus leucolomatus
Authority : Compagno & Smale, 1985