Proscyllium venustum

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Proscyllium venustum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Proscylliidae
Genus: Proscyllium
P. venustum
Binomial name
Proscyllium venustum
(S. Tanaka, 1912)

The spotted smooth dogfish (Proscyllium venustum) is a finback catshark of the family Proscylliidae, found in the temperate northwest Pacific Ocean, in the Okinawa Trough. Little else is known about this harmless oviparous species.