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Longnose velvet dogfish

Order Squaliformes
Family Squalidae

Marine fish with cartilaginous skeleton. Black or blackish brown in color, dorsal fins with very small fin spines, very long snout, greatly elongated labial furrows that nearly encircle mouth, lanceolate upper teeth and bladelike lower teeth with moderately long, oblique cusps, fairly slender body that does not taper abruptly from pectoral region, moderately large lateral trunk denticles with partly smooth, oval, cuspidate crowns in adults and subadults. It measures up to 1.3 m.

Characteristics
FAO code
CYP
Specie
Centroscymnus crepidater
Type
Blue fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 51: the Western part of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 57: the Eastern part of the Indian Ocean
  • Area 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 87: the Southeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
International denominations
China 长吻荆鲨
Portugal Tubarão
United Kingdom Longnose velvet dogfish
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Hooks
Trawls

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