Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Chondrichthyes  
 Order Squaliformes  
 Family Somniosidae  
 Genus Zameus  
  Zameus squamulosus  (Günther, 1877) 
Provider: Pofeng Lee& Shoou-Jeng Joung 
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Synonyms:Centrophorus squamulosusCentroscymnus obscurusCentroscymnus squamulosusScymnodon nigerScymnodon squamulosus  details
Citation: 李柏峰(2003)碩士論文
Character: Head is rather low and flat; the snout is rather narrow and long, and the preoral length is greater than the mouth width and almost equal in distance from lower symphysis to the first gill slits; The mouth is fairly narrow, short and transverse; postoral grooves are very long, much longer than upper labial furrows; gill slits are rather short, the longest and is less than half the eye length. Pectoral fins are fairly broad and leaf-shaped; apices of pectoral fins fall well in front of the first dorsal spine; pelvic fins are small, about equal to the second dorsal fin; the caudal fin is with a strong subterminal notch and a short lower lobe. The lateral trunk denticles are with cross- ridges on crowns. The caudal peduncle is long, and the distance from second dorsal base to upper caudal origin about equal to second dorsal base. Distribution: Literature:. 
Habitat: A little-known deepwater shark of the western Pacific continental slope, down to at least 631 m. 
Distribution: Western Pacific from southeastern Japan to Taiwan, off southeastern Australia and New Zealand. 
Utility: Used dried and salted for human consumption and for fish meal 
Name Code: 383214
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