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Centroscymnus
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Roughskin dogfish
Centroscymnus owstonii

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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Somniosidae
Genus: Centroscymnus
Barbosa du Bocage & Brito Capello, 1864

Centroscymnus is a genus of squaliform sleeper sharks in the family Somniosidae.

Species

  • Centroscymnus coelolepis Barbosa du Bocage & Brito Capello, 1864 (Portuguese dogfish)
  • Centroscymnus owstonii Garman, 1906 (roughskin dogfish)
  • "Centroscymnus". FishBase. Ed. Ranier Froese and Daniel Pauly. February 2011 version. N.p.: FishBase, 2011.
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