Fatspine spurdog

The Fatspine spurdog lives in the pelagic-oceanic, marine, depth range 448 - 880 m environment.

The fatspine spurdog, Squalus crassispinus, is a dogfish of the family Squalidae, found on the continental shelf off the northern coast of Western Australia, at depths of between 180 and 200 m. The length of the longest male specimen measured is 56 cm. More

No image of Fatspine spurdog found in the Shark Database Range Map Earth Map Names Scientific: Squalus sp. nov. More

The biology of the Fatspine Spurdog is virtually unknown. The distribution of this rare species is limited to the eastern Indian Ocean, exclusively western Australia, at depths up to 650 feet. Habitat: Pelagic, subtropical waters; continental shelf, up to 650 ft. More

Common names

Aiguillat à grosse tête in French (français)
Bighead spurdog in English
Fatspine spurdog in English

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Order : Squaliformes
Family : Squalidae
Genus : Squalus
Species : Squalus bucephalus
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