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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Centrophoridae Gulper sharks

Genus: Deania

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Deania calcea Birdbeak dogfish Eastern Atlantic 122 TL 1839
Deania hystricosa Rough longnose dogfish Northeast Atlantic 109 TL 1906
Deania profundorum Arrowhead dogfish Northwest Atlantic 79 TL 1912
Deania quadrispinosa Longsnout dogfish Southeast Atlantic 115 TL 1915



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