Trigonognathus kabeyai Mochizuki & Ohe, 1990
Viper dogfish
photo by Ho, H.-C.

Family:  Etmopteridae (Lantern sharks)
Max. size:  47 cm TL (male/unsexed); 53.9 cm TL (female); max.weight: 425.6 g; max.weight: 760.0 g
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 330 - 360 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Wakayama and Tokushima, Japan (Ref. 31259). Reported from the Hawaiian Islands (Ref. 58302).
Biology:  Specimens collected between 330 and 360 m (Ref. 31259). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 30 April 2004 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Compagno, Leonard J.V. - 23.09.99
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 06.07.07

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