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Subject: Squaliformes, Somniosidae, Japanese velvet dogfish, Velvet dogfish
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Velvet Dogfish, (Z. squamulosus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Somniosidae
Genus: Zameus
D. S. Jordan and Fowler, 1903
Type species
Centrophorus squamulosus
Günther, 1877
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Zameus is a genus of dogfish shark in the family Somniosidae, native to the Indian and Pacific oceans.


There are currently two recognized species in this genus:[1]


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