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Longnose Velvet Dogfish
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Centroscymnus crepidater
Family Name:
Somnosidae
Size:
25 to 32"
Color:
black or blackish brown
Diet:
Lanternfishes
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Longnose Velvet Dogfish

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Longnose Velvet Dogfish Description
  Like others in this group it lacks an anal fin, and has small spines in front of the dorsals. The body is slender, the snout is very long, the labial furrows are also long, almost encircling the entire mouth. The dorsal fins are almost equal in height and size. The color is black or blackish brown overall.  
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