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Eastern longnose spurdog

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Eastern longnose spurdog

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

The eastern longnose spurdog, Squalus grahami, is a dogfish of the family Squalidae, found off northern Queensland, at depths of between 220 and 500 m. Its length is up to 64 cm.

Its reproduction is ovoviviparous.

See also


  1. ^ R. D. Cavanagh & T. J. Lisney (2003). "Squalus grahami".  
  • Compagno, Dando, & Fowler, Sharks of the World, Princeton University Press, New Jersey 2005 ISBN 0-691-12072-2
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