Scientific Name
Galeus sauteri  
Galeus sauteri梭氏蜥鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Jordan & Richardson, 1909) Depth 60 - 90M
Chinese 梭氏蜥鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 貓鯊科 Economic Fish No 
Family F023 Scyliorhinidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 沙氏鋸尾鯊 
Max Length 45 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 水項仔、沙魚、沙條、梭氏蜥 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、North 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Takao [Kaohsiung], southwestern Taiwan 
Synonyms Pristiurus sauteri   
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. 1909 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Chen, C. T. etc. 1996 Chen, C. T. etc. 1996 朱元鼎, 孟慶聞 等編 2001 
Specimen List ASIZP0055020. ASIZP0055233. ASIZP0057901. ASIZP0057910. ASIZP0057926. ASIZP0060936. ASIZP0060943. ASIZP0061006. ASIZP0061041. ASIZP0061072. ASIZP0061175. ASIZP0061199. ASIZP0061211. ASIZP0061430. ASIZP0061431. ASIZP0061465. ASIZP0062288. ASIZP0064234. ASIZP0064776. ASIZP0064994. ASIZP0065076. ASIZP0074046. ASIZP0075072. ASIZP0075073. ASIZP0075074. ASIZP0800028. ASIZP0800029. ASIZP0800030. ASIZP0806614. ASIZP0806615. ASIZP0806616. ASIZP0900297. ASIZP0901316. ASIZP0910028. ASIZP0910029. ASIZP0910030. ASIZP0916614. FMNH55193Holotype. FMNH55194Paratype. ...List all 89 records... 
Barcode2008-03-24,Kui-Ching Hsu,CO1,100% 2011-05-31,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2011-05-31,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2014-10-30,Kwang-Tsao Shao,CO1,100% 2014-10-30,Kwang-Tsao Shao,CO1,100%
Common Name Blacktip sawtail cat shark; Blacktip sawtail catshark 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body slender, precaudal tail somewhat compressed at base. Snout moderately long and pointed, eyes virtually lateral on head, subocular ridges obsolete; mouth fairly large and long, broadly arched, labial furrows moderately long, not confined to mouth corners. Pelvic fins small, low and angular; interspace between pelvic and anal bases much shorter than anal base; anal base long, origin just behind first dorsal insertion; no subcaudal crest of enlarged denticles on preventral caudal margin. No colour pattern of dark saddle blotches on body and caudal fin; dorsal fins and caudal tip with black terminal marking; mouth lining light.
habitats A bottom-dwelling catshark of the continental shelves, offshore at depths of 60 to 90 m in northeastern and south western Taiwan oviparous. Maximum 45 cm, adult males 36 to 38 cm, adult females 42 to 45 cm. 
Distribution Western North Pacific: China (Taiwan Island only), possibly the Philippines and Japan. 
Utility Caught by bottom trawlers in Taiwan. Low economic value, use for bait of aquaculture.