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Kermadec Spiny Dogfish
Squalus raoulensis Duffy & Last, 2007

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Squaliformes - dogfish sharks »  family Squalidae - dogfish sharks »  genus Squalus

Least Concern

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Squalus raoulensis - Kermadec Spiny Dogfish

male

Author: Andrew Stewart, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Interesting facts

The epithet raoulensis is derived in reference to the type locality of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand. The species is only known from the insular slope of Raoul Island and the Kermadec Ridge north of Raoul Island.

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/30353]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Squalus raoulensis Duffy & Last, 2007]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [161469]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Squalus raoulensis Duffy & Last, 2007]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018

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