Scientific Name
Centrophorus lusitanicus  
Centrophorus lusitanicus低鰭刺鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Barbosa du Bocage & de Brito Capello, 1864 Depth 300 - 1400M
Chinese 低鰭刺鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 刺鯊科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F035 Centrophoridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 低鰭刺鯊 
Max Length 160 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 低鰭尖鰭鮫、棘沙、刺鯊、沙魚、尖鰭鮫 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos  Holotype Locality [Nossos mares] Portugal, Northeastern Atlantic 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);李柏峰(2003)碩士論文;中國動物誌-圓口綱及軟骨魚綱(朱等, 2001);FAO Species Catalogue, Vol.4 Sharks of the world  Barbosa du Bocage, J. V. etc. 1864 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 李柏鋒 2003 
Specimen List ASIZP0062461.  
Common Name Lowfin gulper shark 
Redlist Status VU IUCN Redlist: Vulnerable(VU) A2bd+4bd    
Characteristic Snout moderately long, broadly parabolic, preoral snout equal or greater than mouth width but shorter than distance from mouth to pectoral origins; bladelike unicuspidate teeth in upper and lower jaws, with lowers much larger than uppers. Two dorsal fins with large spines; first dorsal fin very low and long; second dorsal moderately large, nearly as high or slightly higher than first, with base about 1/2 to 3/5 length of first dorsal base, and spine origin over inner margins of pelvic fins; distance from first dorsal insertion to origin of second dorsal spine about as long as tip of snout to pectoral midbases in adults and subadults; caudal fin with a shallowly concave to weakly notched posterior margin in adults and subadults. No anal fin. Lateral trunk denticles not overlapping each other, blocklike, with crowns sessile on bases and without pedicels, crowns elongated and longitudinally rhomboidal in adults, with a strong main cusp and no lateral cusps on their posterior edges in adults.
habitats Adults reach at least 160 cm; adult males from 72 to 128 cm and females from 88 to 144 cm; size at birth about 36 cm. A large deepwater dogfish of the outer continental shelves and upper slopes at depths between 300 to 1400 m. Ovoviviparous, number of you 
Distribution Northeast off Taiwan; Eastern Atlantic; Western Indian Ocean; Western Central Pacific.