Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Squaliformes > Family: Dalatiidae > Genus: Centroscymnus > Species: Centroscymnus coelolepis

Portuguese dogfish - Centroscymnus coelolepis Bocage & Capello, 1864

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 5590


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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
Not Evaluated
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

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Centroscimno Italian Fishbase
Gljáháfur Icelandic Fishbase
Pailona Spanish Fishbase
Pailona commun French Fishbase
Portuguese dogfish English Fishbase
Portuguese shark English Fishbase
Syvänne-piikkihai Finnish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Scymnodon melas Bigelow et al., 1953
Centroscymnus macrops Hu & Li, 1982

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External data

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