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Lesser Spotted Dogfish
Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Carcharhiniformes - ground sharks »  family Scyliorhinidae - cat sharks »  genus Scyliorhinus - spotted cat sharks

Scientific synonyms

Squalus canicula Linnaeus, 1758
Sciliorhinus caniculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Scyliorhinus caniculus
?Scyllium acutidens Vaillant, 1888
Scyliorhinus canicula var. albomaculata Pietschmann, 1906
Scyliorhinus canicula albomaculata Pietschmann, 1906
Squalus catulus Linnaeus, 1758
Catulus duhamelii Garman, 1913
Squalus elegans Blainville, 1825
Scyllium spinacipellitum Vaillant, 1888

Other names

= Dogfish
= Doggie
= Fay Dog
= Rough Dog
= Rough Hound
= Small-spotted catshark

Least Concern

Images

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Author: Karla Otta

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Author: Karla Otta

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Author: Karla Otta

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Author: Karla Otta

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Author: Karla Otta

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Author: Karla Otta

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Author: Petr Vobořil

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Author: Klaus Rudloff

juvenile animal

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Author: Klaus Rudloff

egg

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Scyliorhinus canicula - Lesser Spotted Dogfish

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [845]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/24444]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [161399]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2002): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 3. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – máloústí (Gonorynchiformes), máloostní (Cypriniformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 120 pp. [as Scyliorhinus canicula]
Data retrieved on: 6 June 2013
EN Dyldin Y. V. (2015): Annotated checklist of the sharks, batoids and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii, Holocephali) from waters of Russia and adjacent areas, Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 43: 40-91 [as Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2015

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