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Plunket shark

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subclass  Elasmobranchii
Family  Somniosidae
Scientific name  Centroscymnus plunketi
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Squaliformes
Genus  Scymnodon
Higher classification  Centroscymnus
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Similar  Largespine velvet dogfish, Scymnodalatias, Proscymnodon, Rasptooth dogfish, Granular dogfish

The plunket's shark, Scymnodon plunketi, is a sleeper shark of the family Somniosidae, found around south eastern Australia, and New Zealand, at depths of between 220 and 1,550 m over continental shelves. It reaches a length of 130 cm.

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Plunket shark Wikipedia


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