Etmopterus spinax   (Linnaeus,  1758) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Elasmobranchii
Order:Squaliformes
Family:Dalatiidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Etmopterus aculeatus Rafinesque, 1810
Spinax gunneri Reinhardt, 1825
Spinax linnei Malm, 1877
Spinax niger Cloquet, 1816
Spinax vitulinus de la Pylaie, 1835
Squalus infernus Blainville, 1825
Squalus niger Gunnerus, 1763
Squalus spinax Linnaeus, 1758

Common Name (s)
• Velvet Belly (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• South West Coast INDIA (Depth: 648 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Dr. Shivaji, A; Dr. Sanjeevan, VN; Saravanane, N; Dr. Shunmugaraj, T and Dr. Gupta, GVM (2010) Achievements of FORV Sagar Sampada 1997-2010 Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology, Ministry of earth Sciences, Kochi, India 10-21 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

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