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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Lamniformes
Family: Mitsukurinidae Goblin shark

Genus: Mitsukurina

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Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 617 cm TL
Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan, 1898

Photo by JAMARC
 
Mitsukurina owstoni
[Goblin shark]
1 Species of Family Mitsukurinidae with Genus Mitsukurina
(Goblin shark)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1898 Mitsukurina owstoni Goblin shark Western Atlantic 617 TL



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