SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=558) AND ((Families.Order)= 'Squaliformes') AND ((Species.Genus) = 'Deania') And ((FAMILIES.Class)='Elasmobranchii') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Centrophoridae Gulper sharks

Genus: Deania

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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)

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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]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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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