Cuban ribbontail catshark

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Cuban ribbontail catshark
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Proscylliidae
Genus: Eridacnis
E. barbouri
Binomial name
Eridacnis barbouri
(Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944)
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The Cuban ribbontail catshark (Eridacnis barbouri), is a finback catshark of the family Proscylliidae, found off western central Atlantic Ocean at depths of between 430 and 613 m. It can grow up to a length of 34 cm.

The Cuban ribbontail catshark is ovoviviparous.


  1. ^ Ormond, C.G.A. & Burgess, G.H. 2009. Eridacnis barbouri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T161330A5399669. Downloaded on 06 September 2017.