Squalus brevirostris Tanaka, 1917
photo by Yang, N.-S.

Family:  Squalidae (Dogfish sharks)
Max. size:  60 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range - 130 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: southern Japan (Ref. 41299) to the South China Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Known from the continental shelves, sometimes at depths greater than 130 m (Ref. 57879). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 559).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 December 2008 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 26.03.07

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