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

Squalus brevirostris
Holotype: ZUMT: 7630; Paratype: ZUMT: 2406; ZUMT: 3715; ZUMT: 6046; ZUMT: 6047; ZUMT: 6048;

Description :

Citation: Squalus brevirostris Tanaka, 1917: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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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

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

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))

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

shark-references Species-ID=6720;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Thaumastognathia bicorniger Ota, Kurashima & Horie, 2022 [30445]