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Shortnose spurdog

Shortnose spurdog
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Squalidae
Genus: Squalus
Species: S. megalops
Binomial name
Squalus megalops
(W. J. Macleay, 1881)
Range of the shortnose spurdog (in blue)

The shortnose spurdog, Squalus megalops, is a dogfish, a member of the family Squalidae, found at depths from 30 to 750 m on the eastern coast Australia, Its length is up to 71 cm.

See also

References

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