Scientific name : Ginglymostoma cirratum
Family : Ginglymostomtidae
Size : Up to 450 cm
Depth : Up to 130 m
Distribution : Tropical Atlantic
Morphology : The body is slender, beige to brown in colour. The belly is cream-coloured. The tail measures at least a quarter of the body.
Biology : It lives alone on rocky bottoms and feeds mainly at night on fish, cephalopods and crustaceans. It is an ovoviviparous species (babies are born already formed. They have fed and developed in eggs that have hatched inside the female). Birth of 20 to 30 young that measure about 30 centimetres.