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Family: Centrophoridae Gulper sharks



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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
Centrophorus isodon (Chu, Meng & Liu, 1981)

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Centrophorus isodon
[Blackfin gulper shark]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean, Moz
Max. Length 99 cm TL

 
Centrophorus lesliei
[African gulper shark]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 93 cm TL

 
Centrophorus longipinnis
[Longfin 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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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

North-western Atlantic, n
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]

Photo by Gomez, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 122 cm TL
Deania calcea (Lowe, 1839)

Photo by Gomez, R.
 
Deania calcea
[Birdbeak dogfish]

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

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 109 cm TL
Deania hystricosa (Garman, 1906)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Deania hystricosa
[Rough longnose dogfish]

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

Northwest Atlantic
Max. Length 79 cm TL
Deania profundorum (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Deania profundorum
[Arrowhead dogfish]

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Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 115 cm TL
Deania quadrispinosa (McCulloch, 1915)

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Deania quadrispinosa
[Longsnout dogfish]



18 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Centrophorus atromarginatus Dwarf gulper shark Indo-West Pacific 87 TL 1913
Centrophorus granulosus Gulper shark Eastern Atlantic 170 TL 1801
Centrophorus harrissoni Dumb gulper shark Eastern Indian Ocean 111.4 TL 1915
Centrophorus isodon Blackfin gulper shark Northwest Pacific 108 1981
Centrophorus lesliei African gulper shark Western Indian Ocean, Moz 99 TL 2017
Centrophorus longipinnis Longfin gulper shark Western Pacific 93 TL 2017
Centrophorus lusitanicus Lowfin gulper shark Eastern Atlantic 160 TL 1864
Centrophorus moluccensis Smallfin gulper shark Indian Ocean 100 TL 1860
Centrophorus seychellorum Western Indian Ocean 79.7 TL 2003
Centrophorus squamosus Leafscale gulper shark North-western Atlantic, n 164 TL 1788
Centrophorus tessellatus Mosaic gulper shark Northwest Pacific 89 TL 1906
Centrophorus uyato Little gulper shark Western Central Atlantic 110 TL 1810
Centrophorus westraliensis Western gulper shark Eastern Indian Ocean 90.9 TL 2008
Centrophorus zeehaani Southern dogfish Indian and Pacific oceans 102.7 TL 2008
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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