Portuguese dogfish

Portuguese dogfish




Scientific name Centroscymnus coelolepis
Family Somniosidae
FAO code CYO

General characteristics of the species

Cartilaginous fish. Deep-sea shark, dark brown in color. The tip of the snout is rounded and has a bulky bulge next to the buccal commissures. This species has benthic habits, occurring in deep waters, between 400 and 3765 m. It can reach a total length of up to about 1.20 m.


Other information
Main fishing gear Lines and hooks (hand lines and bottom longline).
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in polyethylene boxes. Cool, on ice.