Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Squaliformes > Family: Centrophoridae > Genus: Deania > Species: Deania calcea

Birdbeak dogfish - Deania calcea (Lowe, 1839)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5623

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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

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Birdbeak dogfish English Fishbase
Flatnefur Icelandic Fishbase
Gråhå Norwegian Fishbase
Lija Spanish Fishbase
Ostroglów Polish Fishbase
Sapata Portuguese Fishbase
Squale savate French Fishbase
Tollo pajarito Spanish Fishbase
Tollo picudo Spanish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Acanthidium calceus Lowe, 1839
Centrophorus crepidalbus Bocage & Capello, 1864
Deania eglantina Jordan & Snyder, 1902
Acanthidium rostratum Garman, 1906
Acanthidium aciculatum Garman, 1906
Centrophorus kaikourae Whitley, 1934
Deania calceus (Lowe,, 1839)

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WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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