Scientific Name
Galeus eastmani  
Galeus eastmani依氏蜥鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Jordan & Snyder, 1904) Depth 10 - 200M
Chinese 依氏蜥鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 貓鯊科 Economic Fish No 
Family F023 Scyliorhinidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 伊氏鋸尾鯊 
Max Length 40 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 沙條、依氏蜥鮫 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan East、North 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality off Izu, Japan 
Synonyms Pristiurus eastmani   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-圓口綱及軟骨魚綱(朱等, 2001);FAO Species Catalogue, Vol.4 Sharks of the world  Jordan, D. S. etc. 1904 Nakaya, K. 1975 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 朱元鼎, 孟慶聞 等編 2001 
Specimen List ASIZP0063777. ASIZP0064093. ASIZP0070317. ASIZP0901284. NMMSTP00889. NMNSF01528. NTUM06967.  
Common Name Gecko cat shark; Gecko catshark 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body slender, precaudal tail not greatly compressed as base. Snout moderately long and narrowly parabolic, prenarial snout shorter than eye diameter; eyes virtually lateral on head, with slight subocular ridges; mouth moderately large and long, broadly arched. Pelvic fins small, low and angular; interspace between pelvic and anal bases much shorter than anal base; anal fin short, anal origin under anterior half of interdorsal space. A colour pattern of obscure dark saddle blotches on body and caudal fin, dorsal fins and caudal tip whitish. Size small, adults to at least 40 cm.
habitats Found in deep water near the bottom.Development oviparous, with a single egg laid per oviduct. This species shows sexual segregation, males maturing at about 31 to 32 cm and reaching at least 36 cm; females maturing at about 36 to 37 cm and reaching at le 
Distribution Western North Pacific: Japan, Taiwan, East China Sea, Viet Nam. 
Utility Caught by bottom trawlers, with no economic value.