Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:26
Specimens with Barcodes:21
Species With Barcodes:4
Pseudotriakidae is a small family of ground sharks, belonging to the order Carcharhiniformes, containing the false catsharks and gollumsharks. It contains the only ground shark species that exhibit intrauterine oophagy, in which developing fetuses are nourished by eggs produced by their mother.
There are two as yet undescribed species - one in the genus Gollum, (Gollum sp. B) - the Whitemarked gollumshark, and the Pygmy false catshark of undetermined genus which may be close to Planonasus parini.
- Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). "Pseudotriakidae" in FishBase. December 2012 version.
- Compagno, L.J.V., M. Dando and S. Fowler (2005). Sharks of the World. Princeton University Press. pp. 257–260. ISBN 978-0-691-12072-0.
- Weigmann, S., Stehmann, M.F.W. & Thiel, R. (2013): Planonasus parini n. g. and n. sp., a new genus and species of false cat sharks (Carchariniformes, Pseudotriakidae) from the deep northwestern Indian Ocean off Socotra Islands. Zootaxa, 3609 (2): 163–181.
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