Lord Plunket's shark

The plunket shark, Centroscymnus plunketi, is a sleeper shark of the family Dalatiidae, found around south eastern Australia, and New Zealand, at depths of between 220 and 1,550 m over continental shelves.

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The Lord Plunket's shark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 219 - 1550 m , usually 550 - 732 m environment.

from a Lord Plunket's shark, Scymnodon plunketi (Waite)” Parasit., 43 (3, 4): 187–190. Garman, S, 1913. “The Plagiostomia.” Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool., 36, 515 pp., Atlas, 75 Pls. Garrick, J.A.F., 1955. “Studies on New Zealand Elasmobranchii. Part IV. More

Common names

Lord Plunket's shark in English
Pailona austral in French (français)
Pailona austral in Spanish (español)
Pailona australe in French (français)
plunket shark in English
Plunket's dogfish in English
Plunket's shark in English
Plunkets dogfish in English
Roughskin dogfish in English
Tokkelijshaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Waite's dogfish in English
Waites deepsea dogfish in English
普氏异鳞鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
普氏異鱗鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
澳氏荆鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
澳氏荊鯊 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Squaliformes
Family : Somniosidae
Genus : Proscymnodon
Species : Proscymnodon plunketi
Authority : Waite, 1910