Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Chondrichthyes  
 Order Squaliformes  
 Family Centrophoridae  
 Genus Deania  
  Deania calcea  (Lowe, 1839) 
Provider: Pofeng Lee& Shoou-Jeng Joung 
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Synonyms:Acanthidium aciculatumAcanthidium calceusAcanthidium rostratumCentrophorus crepidalbusCentrophorus kaikouraeDeania aciculataDeania calceusDeania eglantinaDeania rostrata  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);李柏峰(2003)碩士論文;中國動物誌-圓口綱及軟骨魚綱(朱等, 2001);FAO Species Catalogue, Vol.4 Sharks of the world
Character: Extremely long snout. Compressed cutting teeth in both jaws. Two dorsal- fin with grooved dorsal fin spines, first dorsal fin long and low, origin over bases of pectoral fins; distance from origin of first dorsal spine to first dorsal rear tip much greater than distance from free rear tip to second dorsal spine. No anal fin. No subcaudal keel on underside of caudal peduncle. Denticles fairly small, crown length about 0.5 mm long. Colour grey-brown. 
Habitat: Maximum total length about 111 cm, adults males 70 to 91 cm, females 70 to 111 cm, size at birth above 30 cm. A common but little-known deepwater dogfish of the outer continental and insular shelves and upper slopes from 73 to 1450m depth, on or near the  
Distribution: South and Northeast off Taiwan; Eastern North Atlantic; Western Pacific. 
Name Code: 383205
  IUCN Red List:LC      Marine     
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