Eastern highfin spurdog

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Eastern highfin spurdog
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Squalidae
Genus: Squalus
Species: S. albifrons
Binomial name
Squalus albifrons
Last, W. T. White & Stevens, 2007

The eastern highfin spurdog, Squalus albifrons, is a dogfish which was described in 2007. It is a member of the family Squalidae, found on the continental shelf off Queensland, Australia, at depths of between 220 and 510 m. The length of the longest specimen measured is 65 centimetres (26 in).[2]

Its reproduction is ovoviviparous.

References[edit]

  1. ^ T. J. Lisney & R. D. Cavanagh (2003). "{{{title}}}". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved February 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ Leonard Compagno, Marc Dando & Sarah Fowler (2005). Sharks of the World. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-12072-2.