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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Centrophoridae Gulper sharks

Genus: Centrophorus

(See list of species below)



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12 species (see list below)

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 87 cm TL
Centrophorus atromarginatus Garman, 1913

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Centrophorus atromarginatus
[Dwarf gulper shark]

Photo by Murch, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 170 cm TL
Centrophorus granulosus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Centrophorus granulosus
[Gulper shark]

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 111.4 cm TL
Centrophorus harrissoni McCulloch, 1915

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Centrophorus harrissoni
[Dumb gulper shark]

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 108 cm TL
Centrophorus isodon (Chu, Meng & Liu, 1981)

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Centrophorus isodon
[Blackfin gulper shark]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 160 cm TL
Centrophorus lusitanicus Barbosa du Bocage & de Brito Capello, 1864

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Centrophorus lusitanicus
[Lowfin gulper shark]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Centrophorus moluccensis Bleeker, 1860

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Centrophorus moluccensis
[Smallfin gulper shark]

Photo by Baranes, A.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 79.7 cm TL
Centrophorus seychellorum Baranes, 2003

Photo by Baranes, A.
 
Centrophorus seychellorum
[]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 164 cm TL
Centrophorus squamosus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Centrophorus squamosus
[Leafscale gulper shark]

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 89 cm TL
Centrophorus tessellatus Garman, 1906

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Centrophorus tessellatus
[Mosaic gulper shark]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Centrophorus uyato (Rafinesque, 1810)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Centrophorus uyato
[Little gulper shark]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90.9 cm TL

 
Centrophorus westraliensis
[Western gulper shark]
No picture found
Indian and Pacific oceans
Max. Length 102.7 cm TL

 
Centrophorus zeehaani
[Southern dogfish]
12 Species of Family Centrophoridae with Genus Centrophorus
(Gulper sharks)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1913 Centrophorus atromarginatus Dwarf gulper shark Indo-West Pacific 87 TL
1801 Centrophorus granulosus Gulper shark Eastern Atlantic 170 TL
1915 Centrophorus harrissoni Dumb gulper shark Eastern Indian Ocean 111.4 TL
1981 Centrophorus isodon Blackfin gulper shark Northwest Pacific 108 TL
1864 Centrophorus lusitanicus Lowfin gulper shark Eastern Atlantic 160 TL
1860 Centrophorus moluccensis Smallfin gulper shark Western Indian Ocean 100 TL
2003 Centrophorus seychellorum Western Indian Ocean 79.7 TL
1788 Centrophorus squamosus Leafscale gulper shark Eastern Atlantic 164 TL
1906 Centrophorus tessellatus Mosaic gulper shark Northwest Pacific 89 TL
1810 Centrophorus uyato Little gulper shark Western Central Atlantic 110 TL
2008 Centrophorus westraliensis Western gulper shark Eastern Indian Ocean 90.9 TL
2008 Centrophorus zeehaani Southern dogfish Indian and Pacific oceans 102.7 TL



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