Squalus crassispinus

The fatspine spurdog is a rare, small and slender dogfish with a broad head and short snout.

The Squalus crassispinus lives in the pelagic-oceanic, marine, depth range 187 - 262 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

Common names

Fatspine spurdog in English

Order : Squaliformes
Family : Squalidae
Genus : Squalus
Species : Squalus crassispinus
Authority : Last, Edmunds & Yearsley,2007