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Eastern highfin spurdog

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Eastern highfin spurdog

Eastern highfin spurdog
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Squalidae
Genus: Squalus
Species: S. albifrons
Binomial name
Squalus albifrons
Last, W. T. White & Stevens, 2007

The eastern highfin spurdog, Squalus albifrons, is a dogfish which was described in 2007. It is a member of the family Squalidae, found on the continental shelf off Queensland, Australia, at depths of between 220 and 510 m. The length of the longest specimen measured is 65 centimetres (26 in).[2]

Its reproduction is ovoviviparous.


  1. ^ T. J. Lisney & R. D. Cavanagh (2003). "}".  
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