Black-mouthed dogfish

Order: 
Carcharhiniformes
Family: 
Scyliorhinidae

Marine fish with cartilaginous skeleton. Elongated and very thin body. Small and flat head with long and rounded snout. Blackish buccal cavity. Without nictitating membrane. Caudal peduncle curved downwards. Grayish back with brown spots. Up to 0,9 m in length and up to 1.9 kg in weight.

International Designations

Germany: 
Fleckhai
France: 
Chien espagnol
Italy: 
Boccanegra
Portugal: 
Leitão
UK: 
Black-mouthed dogfish
Japan: 
Macke
Fishing gears: 
Hooks
Trawls
FAO code: 
SHO
Scientific name: 
Galeus melastomus
Type: 
Blue fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Global production (Tons): 
1145
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC