Squalus brevirostris

TANAKA, 1917


Shortnose dogfish
Classification: Elasmobranchii Squaliformes Squalidae

Reference of the original description
TANAKA, S. (1917)
Figures and descriptions of the fishes of Japan, including the Riukiu Islands, Bonin Islands, Formosa, Kurile Islands, Korea, and southern Sakhalin. Figures and Descriptions of the Fishes of Japan, 26: 455–474, Pls. 126–130

Types
Squalus brevirostris
Holotype: ZUMT: 7630;


Description :


Citation: Squalus brevirostris TANAKA, 1917: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 03/2021

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Lateral view of Squalus brevirostris (KAUM I 184, female 540 mm TL). In: DUFFY, C. & LAST, P.R. 2007 Part 4 - Squalus raoulensis sp. nov, a new spurdog of the megalops-cubensis group from the Kermadec Ridge. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper, 14: 31-38
Common names
eng Shortnose dogfish

Distribution
Western Pacific: southern Japan (Ref. 41299) to the South China Sea. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Known from the continental shelves, sometimes at depths greater than 130 m (Ref. 57879).

Size / Weight / Age
60.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 41299))

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range ? - 130 m (Ref. 41299)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=6720;