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Azores dogfish

Azores dogfish
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Somniosidae
Genus: Scymnodalatias
Species: S. garricki
Binomial name
Scymnodalatias garricki
Kukuev & Konovalenko, 1988
Range of the Azores dogfish (in blue)

The Azores dogfish, Scymnodalatias garricki, is a very rare sleeper shark of the family Somniosidae. It is known only from the holotype caught north of the Azores.

References

  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). "Scymnodalatias garricki in FishBase. February 2011 version.
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