Bartail spurdog

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

The bartail spurdog, Squalus notocaudatus, is a dogfish of the family Squalidae, found on the continental shelf off Queensland, Australia, at depths of between 220 and 450 m .[2] The length of the longest specimen measured, an immature male, is 62 centimetres (24 in). Its reproduction is ovoviviparous .[2]

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  1. ^ T. J. Lisney & R. D. Cavanagh (2003). Squalus notocaudatus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved January 29, 2010.
  2. ^ a b Compagno, Dando & Fowler (2005). Sharks of the World. New Jersey: Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-12072-2.