Western highfin spurdog

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

The western highfin spurdog (Squalus altipinnis) is a dogfish of the family Squalidae found on the continental shelf off Western Australia, at depths between 220 and 510 m. Its reproduction is ovoviviparous.[2]

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  1. ^ W. White; R. D. Cavanagh & T. J. Lisney (2008). "Squalus altipinnis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved March 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ Compagno, Dando, & Fowler, Sharks of the World, Princeton University Press, New Jersey 2005 ISBN 0-691-12072-2