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Blackfin gulper shark

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Blackfin gulper shark

Blackfin gulper shark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Centrophoridae
Genus: Centrophorus
Species: C. isodon
Binomial name
Centrophorus isodon
(Y. T. Chu, Q. W. Meng & J. X. Liu, 1981)
Range of blackfin gulper shark (in blue)

The blackfin gulper shark, Centrophorus isodon, is a dogfish of the family Centrophoridae in the Northwest Pacific.[1] Threats are not entirely clear but they may be bycatching from deepwater trawling and line fisheries and may also be used for cod liver oil and fish meal.


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Centrophorus isodon in FishBase. May 2006 version.

External links

  • IUCN
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