Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Squaliformes > Family: Centrophoridae > Genus: Centrophorus > Species: Centrophorus squamosus

Leafscale gulper sha - Centrophorus squamosus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

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Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Kolen czerwony Polish Fishbase
Leafscale gulper sha English Fishbase
Leafscale gulper shark English Fishbase
Lixa Portuguese Fishbase
Quelvacho Spanish Fishbase
Quelvacho negro Spanish Fishbase
Rauðháfur Icelandic Fishbase
Squale-chagrin de l'Atlantique French Fishbase
Synonym Author
Squalus squamosus Bonnaterre, 1788
Machephilus dumerili Johnson, 1868
Centrophorus foliaceus Günther, 1877
Centroscymnus fuscus Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924
Centrophorus nilsoni Thompson, 1930
Encheiridiodon hendersoni Smith, 1967
Lepidorhinus kinbei Tanaka, 1918
Lepidorhinus squamosus (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Lepidorhinus hinbei Tanaka, 1918
Lepidorphinus foliaceus (Günther, 1877)

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WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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