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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Echinorhinidae Bramble sharks

Genus: Echinorhinus

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 310 cm TL
Echinorhinus brucus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Echinorhinus brucus
[Bramble shark]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 400 cm TL
Echinorhinus cookei Pietschmann, 1928

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Echinorhinus cookei
[Prickly shark]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Echinorhinus brucus Bramble shark Western Atlantic 310 TL 1788
Echinorhinus cookei Prickly shark Western Pacific 400 TL 1928



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