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Portuguese Dogfish
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Centroscymnus coelolepis
Family Name:
Somnosidae
Size:
1.2m
Color:
golden to black colour
Diet:
bony fishes, other elasmobranchs, gastropods, squid, octopuses, and whale flesh.
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Portuguese Dogfish

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Portuguese Dogfish Description
  The Portuguese Dogfish is a uniform golden to black colour. It has a stout body with large, smooth denticles (more information on shark scales). There are two small, equal-sized dorsal fins that are each preceded by a small spine. The upper jaw teeth are dagger-like, but those in the lower jaw are slanted and blade-like  
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