Whitetail dogfish

The whitetail dogfish is a rare species known only from a few specimens taken by tuna longliners and trawlers.

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The Whitetail dogfish lives in the bathypelagic, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 150 - 510 m environment.

Range of the whitetail dogfish (in blue) Sharks portal The whitetail dogfish, Scymnodalatias albicauda, is a very rare sleeper shark of the family Dalatiidae, found from the eastern Indian Ocean round southern Australia to New Zealand, at depths of between More

No image of Whitetail dogfish found in the Shark Database Range Map Earth Map Names Scientific: Scymnodalatias albicauda German: Weissschwanz-Dornhai More

Similar to Whitetail dogfish that species has a white colored tail. More

Species Summary: Scymnodalatias albicauda Whitetail dogfish, You can sponsor this page, ... http://www.fishbase.org/Eschmeyer/EschmeyerSummary.cfm?RefNo=22835&Fishbase=No Eschmeyer Reference Summary: Nakaya, K. and Nakano, H. 1995. *Scymnodalatias albicauda* (Elasmobranchii, Squalidae) is a prolific shark. Jpn. J. Ichthyol. 325-328. CAS Ref No.: 22835. ... More

Common names

Whitetail dogfish in English
Witstaartijshaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Witstaartijshaai in Unknown

Order : Squaliformes
Family : Somniosidae
Genus : Scymnodalatias
Species : Scymnodalatias albicauda
Authority : Taniuchi & Garrick,1986