Higher classification Centroscymnus
|Scientific name Centroscymnus macracanthus|
Similar Plunket shark, Granular dogfish, Scymnodalatias, Rasptooth dogfish, Western highfin spurdog
The largespine velvet dogfish, Scymnodon macracanthus, is a shark of the family Somniosidae, found on the lower continental slopes between latitudes 50°S and 54°S in the southeast Pacific Ocean from the Straits of Magellan, and the southwest Pacific from New Zealand, at depths of between 650 and 920 m. Its length is up to 68 cm.
ReferencesLargespine velvet dogfish Wikipedia
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