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

Gulper shark - Centrophorus granulosus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Critically Endangered (IUCN)
Protected by 2 international agreements


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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
Agathitis Greek Fishbase
Aiguillat gros yeux French Fishbase
Centroforo comune Italian Fishbase
Chien gris French Fishbase
Gulper shark English Fishbase
Kentroni Greek Fishbase
Kewaczo Polish Fishbase
Kokkoagathitis Greek Fishbase
Negra Spanish Fishbase
Pas kostelj dubljinac Serbian Fishbase
Peshk derr Albanian Fishbase
Pixxinotte Maltese Fishbase
Quelvacho Spanish Fishbase
Quelve Spanish Fishbase
Requin chagrin French Fishbase
Sagri Italian Fishbase
Sagru Maltese Fishbase
Squale-chagrin commun French Fishbase
Zaghrun Maltese Fishbase
Synonym Author
Squalus granulosus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Centrophorus bragancae Regan, 1906
Centrophorus machiquensis Maul, 1955
Dalatias nocturnus Rafinesque, 1810

Other resources

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PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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