Highfin dogfish

The highfin dogfish is ovoviviparous.

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The Highfin dogfish lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 800 - 1000 m environment.

Range of highfin dogfish (in blue) The highfin dogfish, Centroscyllium excelsum, is a sleeper shark of the family Dalatiidae, found in the northwest Pacific Ocean on the Emperor Seamount chain between latitudes 50°N to 38°N, at depths of between 800 and 1,000 More

Facts about highfin dogfish shark, as discussed in Britannica Compton's Encyclopedia Highfin dogfish shark: = a deepwater Pacific shark in the genus Centroscyllium. More

Common names

Highfin dogfish in English
Hoogvinlantaarnhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Hoogvinlantaarnhaai in Unknown

Order : Squaliformes
Family : Etmopteridae
Genus : Centroscyllium
Species : Centroscyllium excelsum
Authority : Shirai & Nakaya, 1990