Lesser spotted dogfish
An encounter with a lesser spotted dogfish resting on the sea bed during ROV survey. (Also known as a catshark)
|Title:||Lesser spotted dogfish|
|Date:||28 June 2008|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Chondrichthyes (Rays, Sharks & relatives) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground Sharks) > Scyliorhinidae (Cat sharks)|
|Behaviour:||Apparently undisturbed by the presence of the ROV.|
|Site:||Atlantic > Irish Shelf > Cashel|
|Latitude:||54 deg 42' 23" N|
|Longitude:||10 deg 26' 20" W|
|Countries:||Republic of Ireland|
|Substratum:||Sand, gravel and occasional boulders|
|Project Partners:||Statoil, Oceaneering, Diamond Offshore|
|Keywords:||Dogfish, Scyliorhinus catshark|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||01 July 2008|
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