Pygmy ribbontail cat shark

The pygmy ribbontail catshark, Eridacnis radcliffei, is a species of finback catshark, family Proscylliidae, distributed patchily in the western Indo-Pacific from Tanzania to the Philippines.

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The Pygmy ribbontail cat shark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 71 - 766 m environment.

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Common names

Cá Ngéo in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Dwergrugvinkathaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Eridacnis radcliffei in French (français)
Lille finnerødhaj in Danish (dansk)
Pating in Tagalog
Pygmy ribbontail cat shark in English
pygmy ribbontail catshark in English
Requin chat pygmé in French (français)
Requin chat pygmée in French (français)
Requin-chat pygmé in French (français)
Tollo coludo pigmeo in Spanish (español)
斑鰭光唇鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
斑鳍光唇鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
沙条 in Mandarin Chinese
沙條 in Mandarin Chinese
花尾猫鲛 in Mandarin Chinese
花尾貓鮫 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Proscylliidae
Genus : Eridacnis
Species : Eridacnis radcliffei
Authority : Smith, 1913