Shortnose velvet dogfish

The shortnose velvet dogfish is little-known and is ovoviviparous.

The Shortnose velvet dogfish lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 400 - 1200 m environment.

The shortnose velvet dogfish, Centroscymnus cryptacanthus, is a sleeper shark of the family Dalatiidae, found between latitudes 33°N and 38°S in the southwest Atlantic Ocean, from Uruguay, the eastern Atlantic, from Madeira and Senegal, and also off the west coast of South Africa. More

Common names

Black shark in English
Deepwater dogfish in English
Kortsnuitijshaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Kortsnuitijshaai in Unknown
Ostroun sametový krátkonosý in Czech (česky)
Owston's dogfish in English
Owstons dogfish in English
Owstons spiny dogfish in English
Pailona ñata in Spanish (español)
Pailona rapeux in French (français)
Pailona sans Èpine in French (français)
Roughskin dogfish in English
Ruwe ijshaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Sapata lija in Spanish (español)
Schwarzer Kurznasenhai in German (Deutsch)
shortnose velvet dogfish in English
Smallspine dogfish in English
Smallspine shark in English
Smoothskin dogfish in English
Xara-preta-de-natura in Portuguese (Português)
Yumezame in Japanese (日本語)
欧氏荆鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
歐氏荊鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
短吻荆鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
短吻荆鲨 in Unknown
短吻荊鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
短吻荊鯊 in Unknown

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Order : Squaliformes
Family : Somniosidae
Genus : Centroscymnus
Species : Centroscymnus cryptacanthus
Authority : Regan, 1906