Leafscale Gulper Shark

Centrophorus squamosus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Centrophorus squamosus
Other names Deepsea Spiny Dogfish, Nilsons Deepsea Dogfish
Size Up to 1.6 m (5.24 ft)
Weight Up to 15 kg (33 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Deep ocean waters on the continental slope throughout the water column, generally near the bottom
Depth Range 145 - 2,400 m (787 - 7,874 ft)
Leafscale Gulper Shark Distribution