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Centrophorus squamosus (Nilsons deepsea dogfish; Leaf-scale gulper shark; Leafscale gulper shark; Leafscale gulper sha; Deepwater spiny dogfish; Deepsea spiny dogfish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The leafscale gulper shark, Centrophorus squamosus, is a dogfish of the family Centrophoridae. It was the first described species in the genus Centrophorus, which now contains 13 species.
View Wikipedia Record: Centrophorus squamosus

Endangered Species

Status: Vulnerable
View IUCN Record: Centrophorus squamosus


Female Maturity [1]  44 years
Litter Size [1]  8
Maximum Longevity [1]  70 years

Prey / Diet

Diretmichthys parini (greater diretmid)[2]
Enteroctopus magnificus (Southern Giant Octopus)[3]
Onykia robsoni (Rugose Hooked Squid)[2]
Trachurus trachurus (Scad)[2]


External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
4Pollerspöck, J. & Straube, N. (2015), Bibliography database of living/fossil sharks, rays and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii, Holocephali) -Host-Parasites List/Parasite-Hosts List-, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 04/2015;
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0