Plunket’s Dogfish

Centroscymnus plunketi
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Centroscymnus plunketi
Other names Largespine Velvet Dogfish, Lord Plunkets Shark, Plunket Shark, Plunkets Dogfish, Waites Deepsea Dogfish
Size Up to 68 cm (26.7 in)
Weight Up to 2.5 kg (5.5 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Deepsea, bottom dwelling shark found on the lower parts of the continental slope
Depth Range 180 - 1,550 m (590 - 5,085 ft)
Plunket's Dogfish Distribution