Hooktooth dogfish

The type specimen is held at the National Natural History Museum, Santiago, Chile.

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The Hooktooth dogfish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 110 - 560 m environment.

Range of hooktooth dogfish (in blue) Sharks portal The hooktooth dogfish, Aculeola nigra, is a small, little known dogfish, the only member of the genus Aculeola. More

No image of Hooktooth dogfish found in the Shark Database Range Map Earth Map Systematics Phylum: Vertebates (Chordata) Class: Carlilagenous Fishes (Chondrichthyes) Order: Dogfish sharks (Squaliformes) More

No image of Hooktooth dogfish found in the Shark Database - The Genera of the Family Dogfish sharks * Aculeola > more * Centrophorus > more * Centroscyllium More

The hooktooth dogfish shark, Aculeola nigra, is a tye of dogfish shark with 60 rows of hook-shaped teeth. This shark is about 60 cm long. This bottom dweller lives in deep parts of the eastern Pacific Ocean. More

Common names

Aculeola nigra in French (français)
Ange de l'Atlantique in French (français)
Angel de l'Atlantique in French (français)
Haaktandlantaarnhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Haaktandlantaarnhaai in Unknown
hooktooth dogfish in English
Squale noir in French (français)
Squale noire in French (français)
Tiburón ángel in Spanish (español)
Tollo negro in Spanish (español)
Tollo negro de cachos in Spanish (español)
短棘鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
短棘鯊 in Unknown
短棘鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
短棘鲨 in Unknown

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Order : Squaliformes
Family : Etmopteridae
Genus : Aculeola
Species : Aculeola nigra
Authority : de Buen, 1959