Gulper shark

Gulper sharks live in deep water below 200 m to as deep as 1,200 m.

The Gulper shark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 50 - 1440 m, usually 200 - 600 m environment.

Range of gulper shark (in blue) Greyreefsharksmall2.jpg Sharks portal The gulper shark, Centrophorus granulosus, is a large common deep-water dogfish. More

The Taiwan gulper shark has no anal, two dorsal (with small spines) and a caudal fin with a more vertical rear edge. The maximum length of the shark is 154 cm. More

The gulper shark was originally described as Squalus granulosus by Bloch and Schneider in 1801. The current valid scientific name for the gulper shark is Centophorus granulosus. More

The gulper shark was previously thought to be common, and can be found in many of the worlds seas, although now it is becoming more and more threatened due to a combination of factors. More

sharks, gulper sharks, velvet sharks, plunket sharks, kitefin sharks, lantern sharks, tail light sharks, pygmy sharks, cigar sharks, cookie cutter sharks, sleeper sharks, Greenland sharks, spurdogs, and rough sharks. The body is roughly cylindrical, with a conical snout. More

threatened dwarf gulper shark in the early 20th century. A deepwater dogfish, this shark inhabits the Indian to the Pacific oceans from parts of Japan and Taiwan to northern Papua New Guinea. More

shark Leafscale Gulper Shark Seal Shark, Kitefin Shark Birdbeak Dogfish Rough longnose dogfish Knifetooth Dogfish Cuban Dogfish Sailfin roughshark Little sleeper shark Spiny dogfish Pristiophoriformes Squatiniformes Heterodontiformes Orectolobiformes Lamniformes Carcharhiniformes Skates, Rays, Chimaeras,etc. More

The gulper shark (Centophorus granulosus) is a deep water shark that tends to live at depths of between 200 and 1200 meters. They are known to reach 5 feet as a maximum length, and feed mainly on small fishes and crustaceans. More

The gulper shark is fished with a variety of methods including bottom trawls, hook and line, or with pelagic trawls in the eastern Atlantic. More

No image of Black gulper shark found in the Shark Database Range Map Earth Map Names Scientific: Centrophorus isodon German: Feinzahn Schlinghai More

Little gulper shark; Gulper shark; Lowfin gulper shark; Leafscale gulper shark; Little sleeper shark; Pelican gulper; Umbrellamouth gulper; Gulper eel; Umbrella mouth gulper; Shark; Little skink; Little auk; Little gull; Little spiderhunter; Little swift; Little yellow; Little wattlebird; Little tern; Little sulphur; Little skate; More

Gulper sharks are a group of 15 species of squaliform sharks in the Family Centrophoridae. They occur globally in tropical to temperate marine waters. Gulper sharks are bathydemersal, living and feeding between 328 ft and 3937 ft (100 -1,200 meters). More

protect the gulper shark – a species which is severely depleted over much of its range and is nominated for protection under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. More

Common names

Agathitis in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Agathitis in Greek, Modern (1453)
Agoggion de bocca neigra in Italian (Italiano)
Aiguillat gros yeux in French (français)
Barroso in Creole, Portuguese
Barroso in Portuguese (Português)
Bocca nera in Italian (Italiano)
Cação in Portuguese (Português)
Centroforo in Italian (Italiano)
Centroforo boccanera in Italian (Italiano)
Centroforo comune in Italian (Italiano)
Centrophore in French (français)
Centrophore granuleux in French (français)
Centrophorus granulosus in French (français)
Chien gris in French (français)
Endeavor dogfish in English
Galludito in Spanish (español)
Galludo manchado in Spanish (español)
Gekörnter Schlinghai in German (Deutsch)
Gelba in Polish (polski)
gulper shark in English
Gutxo in Catalan (Català)
Gutxo brut in Catalan (Català)
Kalb in Arabic (‫العربية)
Kentroni in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Kentroni in Greek, Modern (1453)
Kewaczo in Polish (polski)
Kokkoagathitis in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Kokkoagathitis in Greek, Modern (1453)
Kokokentroforos in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Kokokentroforos in Greek, Modern (1453)
Köpek baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Köpek balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Kostelj dubinac in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Kotsan khad snapir in Hebrew (‫עברית)
little gulper shark in English
Lixa in Portuguese (Português)
Lixa de lei in Portuguese (Português)
Lixa granulosa in Portuguese (Português)
Lixa pequena in Portuguese (Português)
Lixa-de-lei in Portuguese (Português)
Mazzola bix-xewka in Maltese (Malti)
Microagathitis in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Microagathitis in Greek, Modern (1453)
Mikrokentroforos in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Mikrokentroforos in Greek, Modern (1453)
Negra in Spanish (español)
Pas kostelj dubinac in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Pas kostelj dubljinac in Serbian (српски језик)
Peshk derr in Albanian (Shqip)
Petit squale-chagrin in French (français)
Pixxinotte in Maltese (Malti)
Queime in Portuguese (Português)
Quelma in Portuguese (Português)
Quelme in Portuguese (Português)
Quelme in Spanish (español)
Quelva in Spanish (español)
Quelvacho in Spanish (español)
Quelvacho negro in Spanish (español)
Quelve in Spanish (español)
Žralok hltac malý in Czech (česky)
Žralok hltac obecný in Czech (česky)
Ramudo in Portuguese (Português)
Rauher Dornhai in German (Deutsch)
Requin chagrin in French (français)
Rough shark in English
Ru pighaj in Danish (dansk)
Ruwe zwelghaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Sagri in Italian (Italiano)
Sagru in Maltese (Malti)
Sorghaj in Swedish (Svenska)
Southern dogfish in English
Squale chagrin commun in French (français)
Squale-chagrin commun in French (français)
Squalechagrin commun in French (français)
Ujatu in Maltese (Malti)
Uroko-aizame in Japanese (日本語)
Zaghrun in Maltese (Malti)
Žralok hltač malý in Czech (česky)
Žralok hltač obecný in Czech (česky)
Κεντρόνι in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Κοκκοκεντροφόρος in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Κοκκοκεντροφόρος in Greek, Modern (1453)
Μικροκεντροφόρος in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Μικροκεντροφόρος in Greek, Modern (1453)
同齒刺鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
同齿刺鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
大西洋刺鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
大西洋刺鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
箭头尖鳍鲛 in Mandarin Chinese
箭頭尖鰭鮫 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Squaliformes
Family : Centrophoridae
Genus : Centrophorus
Species : Centrophorus granulosus
Authority : Bloch and Schneider, 1801