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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Somniosidae Sleeper sharks

Genus: Scymnodalatias

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Max. Length 111 cm TL

 
Scymnodalatias albicauda
[Whitetail dogfish]



Eastern Central Atlantic

Scymnodalatias garricki Kukuev & Konovalenko, 1988

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Scymnodalatias garricki
[Azores dogfish]



Southeast Pacific.

Scymnodalatias oligodon Kukuev & Konovalenko, 1988

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Scymnodalatias oligodon
[Sparsetooth dogfish]



Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 80.3 cm TL
Scymnodalatias sherwoodi (Archey, 1921)

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Scymnodalatias sherwoodi
[Sherwood dogfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Scymnodalatias albicauda Whitetail dogfish Eastern Indian Ocean 111 TL 1986
Scymnodalatias garricki Azores dogfish Eastern Central Atlantic 1988
Scymnodalatias oligodon Sparsetooth dogfish Southeast Pacific. 1988
Scymnodalatias sherwoodi Sherwood dogfish Southwest Pacific 80.3 TL 1921



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