Scientific Name
Deania calcea  
Deania calcea喙吻田氏鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Lowe, 1839) Depth 60 - 1490M
Chinese 喙吻田氏鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 刺鯊科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F035 Centrophoridae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 喙吻田氏鯊 
Max Length 122 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 篦吻田氏鯊、地風鬼、刺鯊、沙魚、篦吻棘鮫 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan South、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality Madeira, eastern Atlantic 
Synonyms Acanthidium aciculatum, Acanthidium calceus, Acanthidium rostratum, Centrophorus crepidalbus, Centrophorus kaikourae, Deania aciculata, Deania calceus, Deania eglantina, Deania rostrata   
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  Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Last, P.R. etc. 1994 朱元鼎, 孟慶聞 等編 2001 李柏鋒 2003 
Specimen List ASIZP0060243. ASIZP0060323. ASIZP0062465. ASIZP0802507. ASIZP0912507. FRIP20258. NTMP0632. NTOU-AE6199. NTUM00484.  
Common Name Shovel nosed shark; Shovelnose dogfish; Shovelnose spiny dogfish; Thompsons deepsea dogfish; Thompsons shark; Dorian Grey; Birdbeak dogfish; Brier shark 
Redlist Status   2003-04-30   
Characteristic Extremely long snout. Compressed cutting teeth in both jaws. Two dorsal- fin with grooved dorsal fin spines, first dorsal fin long and low, origin over bases of pectoral fins; distance from origin of first dorsal spine to first dorsal rear tip much greater than distance from free rear tip to second dorsal spine. No anal fin. No subcaudal keel on underside of caudal peduncle. Denticles fairly small, crown length about 0.5 mm long. Colour grey-brown.
habitats Maximum total length about 111 cm, adults males 70 to 91 cm, females 70 to 111 cm, size at birth above 30 cm. A common but little-known deepwater dogfish of the outer continental and insular shelves and upper slopes from 73 to 1450m depth, on or near the  
Distribution South and Northeast off Taiwan; Eastern North Atlantic; Western Pacific.