Cuban dogfish

It is a slim, gray shark with black tips to its dorsal fins black and at the edges of its pectoral fins, its pelvic and caudal fins are white; It possess a spine at front edge of each of its two dorsal fans.

The Cuban dogfish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 60 - 400 m environment.

Range of the Cuban dogfish (in blue) Greyreefsharksmall2.jpg Sharks portal The Cuban dogfish, Squalus cubensis, is a dogfish, a member of the family Squalidae in the order Squaliformes. More

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This Cuban dogfish was spotted during the morning dive on September 27 on Charleston Bump. Image courtesy of Islands in the Stream 2001, NOAA/OER. More

Cuba and Trinidad doubtless was the Cuban dogfish, Squalus cubensis Rivero. See Templeman (Res. Bull. 15, Newfoundland Dept. Nat. Res., 1941, pp. 56, 64) for dates of arrival around the coast of Newfoundland in different years. More

The Cuban dogfish, Squalus cubensis, is a dogfishDogfish Dogfish is a name applied to a number of small sharks found in the northeast Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Mediterranean Sea oceans. More

Cuban dogfish Squalus cubensis The Cuban dogfish inhabits tropical to subtropical waters of the western Atlantic Ocean. In U.S. More

The Cuban dogfish was originally described by Howell Riviero in 1936 as Squalus cubensis. It is a member of the Squalidae to which the dogfish sharks belong. The genus name Squalus is derived from the Latin "squalidus" meaning pale and weak. More

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Cuban dogfish ( Squalus cubensis ) Image ID: fish4473, NOAA's Fisheries Collection Location: Gulf of Mexico Credit: SEFSC Pascagoula Laboratory; Collection of Brandi Noble, NOAA/NMFS/SEFSC Category: Fisheries/ More

Cuban dogfish have long spines on both dorsal fins, the first spine being approximately as long as the base of the first dorsal fin. The first dorsal fin spine begins just behind the base of the pectoral fins. More

Common names

Aiguillat cubain in French (français)
Cação in Portuguese (Português)
Cação-bagre in Portuguese (Português)
Cação-de-espinho in Portuguese (Português)
Cação-espinhoso in Portuguese (Português)
Cação-olho-de-gato in Portuguese (Português)
Cação-prego in Portuguese (Português)
cazón aguijón cubano in Spanish (español)
Cubaanse doornhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Cubaanse doornhaai in Unknown
Cuban dogfish in English
Cubansk pigghaj in Swedish (Svenska)
Cubansk pighaj in Danish (dansk)
Galludo in Spanish (español)
Galludo cubano in Spanish (español)
Kubansk pigghaj in Swedish (Svenska)
Parra in Spanish (español)
Puppyshark dogfish in English
古巴角鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
古巴角鯊 in Unknown
古巴角鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
古巴角鲨 in Unknown

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Order : Squaliformes
Family : Squalidae
Genus : Squalus
Species : Squalus cubensis
Authority : Howell Rivero, 1936