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Kitefin shark, Dalatias licha
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Dalatiidae
J. E. Gray, 1851
Type species
Squalus licha
Bonnaterre, 1788
7 genera, 10 species, See text.
Cookiecutter shark, Isistius brasiliensis

The Dalatiidae are a family of

  • Dalatiidae in
  1. ^ Hamlett, W.C., ed. (1999). Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes. JHU Press. pp. 16–17.  


See also

Genera and species

. monotypic Though there are seven species in this family, five of them are [1]

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