Blackfin Ghostshark

Hydrolagus lemures
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Hydrolagus lemures
Other names Bight Ghostshark, Ghostshark, Ogilbys Ghostshark, Ogilbys Spookfish, Ratfish, Spookfish, Waite's Ghost Shark, Whitefish
Size Up to 58 cm (22.8 in)
Weight Up to 5 kg (11 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Deeper ocean waters amongst the bottom on the continental shelf & slope
Depth Range 120 - 700 m (393 - 2,296 ft)
Blackfin Ghostshark Distribution