Miroscyllium sheikoi (Dolganov, 1986)
Rasptooth dogfish
photo by FAO

Family:  Etmopteridae (Lantern sharks)
Max. size: 
Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range - 360 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Kyushu-Palau Ridge.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Holotype taken from a depth of 360 m (Ref. 26282). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 30 April 2004 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Compagno, Leonard J.V. - 20.09.99
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 06.07.07

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