Over 1000 mm length. A dogshark, family Squalidae, and looks very much like the widely distributed Centroscyllium fabricii, known from 200 - 1,600 m, including off W. Africa. Color, robustness, caudal fin, size and placement of dorsal fins are all right - need a better image to see spines on leading edges of dorsal fins.
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Chondrichthyes (Rays, Sharks & relatives) > Squaliformes (Dogfish)|
|Behaviour:||Swimming in the water column.|
|Site:||Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field|
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Akpo field
|Latitude:||3 deg 07' 00" N|
|Longitude:||6 deg 49' 00" E|
|Countries:||West Africa > Nigeria|
|Substratum:||Fine sediment, partially disturbed|
|Project Partners:||Total, Transocean, Oceaneering|
|Deposited By:||Mr Rob Curry|
|Deposited On:||14 December 2009|
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