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Cyrano spurdog

Cyrano spurdog
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Squalidae
Genus: Squalus
Species: S. rancureli
Binomial name
Squalus rancureli
(Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979)
Range of the cyrano spurdog (in blue)

The cyrano spurdog, Squalus rancureli, is a dogfish, a member of the family Squalidae, found in the western central Pacific Ocean between latitudes 16°S and 18°S at depths of between 320 and 400 m. Its length is up to 77 cm.

Its reproduction is ovoviviparous.

See also

References

  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Squalus rancureli in FishBase. July 2006 version.
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