Sparsetooth dogfish

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Sparsetooth dogfish
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Somniosidae
Genus: Scymnodalatias
Species: S. oligodon
Binomial name
Scymnodalatias oligodon
Kukuev & Konovalenko, 1988
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Range of the sparsetooth dogfish (in blue)

The sparsetooth dogfish, Scymnodalatias oligodon, is a very rare sleeper shark of the family Somniosidae, the holotype of which was taken in the subtropical southeast Pacific at a depth of up to 200 m. Its biology is unknown.

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