Kermadec spiny dogfish

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Kermadec spiny dogfish
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Squalidae
Genus: Squalus
S. raoulensis
Binomial name
Squalus raoulensis
Duffy & Last, 2007

The Kermadec spiny dogfish (Squalus raoulensis) is a dogfish described in 2007. It is a member of the family Squalidae, found off the Kermadec Islands. The length of the longest specimen measured is 68.1 cm (26.8 in).[2]

In June 2018 the New Zealand Department of Conservation classified the Kermadec spiny dogfish as "Data Deficient" under the New Zealand Threat Classification System.[3]


  1. ^ Duffy, C.A.J. 2011. Squalus raoulensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T161469A5431296. Downloaded on 23 October 2017.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2016). "Squalus raoulensis" in FishBase. 10 2016 version.
  3. ^ Duffy, Clinton A. J.; Francis, Malcolm; Dunn, M. R.; Finucci, Brit; Ford, Richard; Hitchmough, Rod; Rolfe, Jeremy (2018). Conservation status of New Zealand chondrichthyans (chimaeras, sharks and rays), 2016 (PDF). Wellington, New Zealand: Department of Conservation. p. 11. ISBN 9781988514628. OCLC 1042901090.