Scymnodalatias garricki Kukuev & Konovalenko, 1988
Azores dogfish
photo by FAO

Family:  Somniosidae (Sleeper sharks)
Max. size: 
Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range - 300 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Atlantic: known only from the holotype taken from one of the seamounts of the North Atlantic Ridge located north of the Azores.
Biology:  Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 21 August 2014 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Compagno, Leonard J.V. - 20.09.99
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 06.07.07

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