Straight-tooth weasel shark

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Straight-tooth weasel shark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Hemigaleidae
Genus: Paragaleus
Species: P. tengi
Binomial name
Paragaleus tengi
(J. S. T. F. Chen, 1963)
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The straight-tooth weasel shark, Paragaleus tengi, is a weasel shark of the family Hemigaleidae, found in the tropical western Pacific Ocean. Its length is up to 88 cm.

Reproduction is viviparous.

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