Prickly Shark

Echinorhinus cookei
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Echinorhinus cookei
Other names Cooks Bramble Shark, Spinous Shark
Size Up to 4 m (13 ft)
Weight Up to 266 kg (586 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Deeper ocean waters amongst the continental shelf & slopes on our near the bottom, preferring sandy or muddy areas
Depth Range 10 - 1,100 m (32 - 3,608 ft)
Prickly Shark Distribution