Brier shark

The birdbeak dogfish has a very long narrow snout, no anal fin, two long and low dorsal fins with grooved spines, small rectangular pectoral fins, and pitchfork-like denticles.

The Brier shark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 60 - 1490 m , usually 400 - 1400 m environment.

The Brier Shark is a deepwater species that lives on continental and insular slopes. The species is normally light or dark grey to dark brown, but this specimen is an albino. It is now registered in the Australian Museum Fish Collection (AMS I.39921-001). More

Brier Shark, Deania calcea: The Brier Shark has a very long, flattened snout and two dorsal fins, each preceeded by a spine. One of the characteristics that ... Gummy Shark - Mustelus antarcticus: 1994. The Fishes of Australia's South Coast. More

Brier Shark (Deania calcea) Deepwater shark found in 70-1500 m in temperate Pacific & Atlantic waters. More

Also known as a Brier Shark, the Birdbeak Dogfish is among the more abundant of the deepwater species. Its range lies within the eastern Atlantic and western Pacific oceans. Habitat: Outer continental and insular shelves and upper slopes, up to 4,750 ft. More

Birdbeak Dogfish, Brier Shark, Dorian Grey, Roughskin Dogfish, Shovel Nosed Shark, Shovelnose Dogfish, Shovelnose Spiny Dogfish, Thompsons Deepsea Dogfish, Thompsons Shark Common Names in Faroese: Nevh�ur, Nevh�vur, Nevháur, Nevhávur Common Names in French: Squale Savate More

Common names

Almindelig næbhaj in Danish (dansk)
birdbeak dogfish in English
Brier shark in English
Deania calcea in French (français)
Deepwater dogfish in English
Dorian Grey in English
Dorian grey shark in English
Flatnefur in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Gråhå in Norwegian (Norsk)
Heratsunozame in Japanese (日本語)
Langschnäuziger Hundshai in German (Deutsch)
lija in Spanish (español)
Nevháur in Faroese (Føroyskt)
Nevhávur in Faroese (Føroyskt)
Ostroglów in Polish (polski)
Pico pato in Spanish (español)
Pífaro in Portuguese (Português)
Pife in Portuguese (Português)
Platypus shark in English
Roughskin dogfish in English
Sapata in Portuguese (Português)
Schnabeldornhai in German (Deutsch)
Shovel nosed shark in English
Shovelnose dogfish in English
Shovelnose spiny dogfish in English
Skednoshaj in Swedish (Svenska)
Spitssnuitsnavelhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Squale savate in French (français)
Thompsons deepsea dogfish in English
Thompsons shark in English
Tollo pajarito in Spanish (español)
Tollo picudo in Spanish (español)
Tutia in Portuguese (Português)
Zapata in Spanish (español)
喙吻田氏鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
喙吻田氏鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
地風鬼 in Mandarin Chinese
地风鬼 in Mandarin Chinese
日本田氏鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
日本田氏鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
田氏鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
田氏鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
篦吻棘鮫 in Mandarin Chinese
篦吻棘鲛 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Squaliformes
Family : Centrophoridae
Genus : Deania
Species : Deania calcea
Authority : Lowe, 1839