Atlantic weasel shark

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Atlantic weasel shark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Hemigaleidae
Genus: Paragaleus
Species: P. pectoralis
Binomial name
Paragaleus pectoralis
(Garman, 1906)
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The Atlantic weasel shark, Paragaleus pectoralis, is a weasel shark of the family Hemigaleidae, found in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean, from the surface to a depth of 100 m. It can reach a length of 1.4 m.