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Temporal range: 23–0 Ma
Early Miocene to present[1]
Acanthidium quadrispinosum.jpg
Longsnout dogfish (Deania quadrispinosa)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Centrophoridae
Genus: Deania
D. S. Jordan & Snyder, 1902

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Deania is a genus of long-snouted, deepwater dogfish sharks in the family Centrophoridae.


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  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera (Chondrichthyes entry)". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Archived from the original on 2012-05-10. Retrieved 2008-01-09. 
  • Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). Species of Deania in FishBase. February 2011 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8