Pygmy Shark

Euprotomicrus bispinatus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Euprotomicrus bispinatus
Family Kitefin Shark / Dalatiidae
Size Up to 30 cm (11.8 in)
Weight Up to .75 kg (1.65 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Deeper ocean waters throughout the water column near the surface at night & retreating to deeper water during the day
Depth Range 0 - 1,800 m (5,905 ft)
Pygmy Shark Distribution