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Centrophorus lusitanicus  Barbosa du Bocage & de Brito Capello, 1864

Lowfin gulper shark
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Centrophorus lusitanicus
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Squaliformes (Bramble, sleeper and dogfish sharks) > Centrophoridae (Gulper sharks)
Etymology: Centrophorus: Greek, kentron = sting + Greek, pherein = to carry (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 300 - 1400 m (Ref. 247).   Deep-water, preferred 27°C (Ref. 107945); 43°N - 38°S, 18°W - 124°E (Ref. 54312)

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