Short-tail nurse shark

Range of short-tail nurse shark (in blue) Sharks portal The short-tail nurse shark, Pseudoginglymostoma brevicaudatum, is a nurse shark in the family Ginglymostomatidae, the only member of the genus Pseudoginglymostoma. More

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En - Short-tail nurse shark, Fr - Requin nourrice à queue courte, Sp - Gata nodriza rabicorta. 3Alpha Code: ORX Taxonomic Code: 1070300902 Scientific Name with Original Description Ginglymostoma brevicaudatum Günther, 1866, in Playfair and Günther, Fish. More

Size: The short-tail nurse shark reaches a length of only 30 in, while the other species can exceed nine ft. Habitat: Off sandy beaches, mud and sand flats, and from the intertidal on coral and rocky reefs to depths of at least 230 ft. More

No image of Short-tail nurse shark found in the Shark Database Range Map Earth Map Systematics Phylum: Vertebates (Chordata) Class: Carlilagenous Fishes (Chondrichthyes) Order: Carpetsharks (Orectolobiformes) More

Common names

Endormi in French (français)
Gacan jebis in Somali (Soomaaliga)
Gata in sp
gata nodriza rabicorta in Spanish (español)
Gryshaai in Afrikaans
Kleine verpleegsterhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Korthalet nursehaj in Danish (dansk)
Levypartahai in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Libaax in Somali (Soomaaliga)
Nurse shark in English
Papa isingezi in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Papa usingiri in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Requin nourrice à queue courte in French (français)
requin-nourrice à queue courte in French (français)
Shark in English
short-tail nurse shark in English
Shorttail nurse shark in English
Tiburón in sp
拟铰口鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
擬鉸口鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
短尾鉸口鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
短尾铰口鲨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Orectolobiformes
Family : Ginglymostomatidae
Genus : Pseudoginglymostoma
Species : Ginglymostoma cirratum
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