Oxynotidae

Bañon, Rafael, Arronte, Juan Carlos, Rodriguez-Cabello, Cristina, Piñeiro, Carmen-Gloria, Punzon, Antonio & Serrano, Alberto, 2016, Commented checklist of marine fishes from the Galicia Bank seamount (NW Spain), Zootaxa 4067 (3), pp. 293-333: 299

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4067.3.2

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:50B7E074-F212-4193-BFB9-84A1D0A0E03C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AC642D14-3A4F-FFCD-34F2-FA62D94F2DFC

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scientific name

Oxynotidae
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Family Oxynotidae  

Oxynotus paradoxus Frade, 1929   —Sailfin roughshark ( Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 )

2 specimens were caught at depths between 866 and 877 m. Only one specimen of 32 cm TL was measured. Habitat and Distribution: continental slope at depths from 265 to 720 m. Endemic to the eastern Atlantic, from Scotland and northern North Sea to Senegal and possibly southwards to the Gulf of Guinea region. Apparently absent from the Mediterranean Sea. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), HV (FishBase).