Bañon, Rafael, Arronte, Juan Carlos, Rodriguez-Cabello, Cristina, Piñeiro, Carmen-Gloria, Punzon, Antonio & Serrano, Alberto, 2016, Commented checklist of marine fishes from the Galicia Bank seamount (NW Spain), Zootaxa 4067 (3), pp. 293-333: 301

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Family Pseudotriakidae  

Pseudotriakis microdon   de Brito Capello, 1868 —False catshark

32 specimens were caught at depths between 823 and 1,119 m. Length data were recorded for all specimens ranging from 186 to 256 cm TL (224.1 ± 21.2), with males between 186 and 220 cm (N= 16) and females between 207 and 256 cm (N= 16). Habitat and Distribution: continental and insular slopes at depths from 100 to 1,890 m; occasionally wandering onto continental shelves, even in shallow water. Sporadically recorded in all oceans, with the exception of the South Atlantic and eastern Pacific. Vulnerability: LC ( IUCN), HHV (FishBase).