Scientific Name
Cirrhigaleus barbifer  
Cirrhigaleus barbifer長鬚卷盔鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Tanaka, 1912 Depth 140 - 650M
Chinese 長鬚卷盔鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 角鯊科 Economic Fish No 
Family F034 Squalidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 長鬚卷盔鯊 
Max Length 126 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 長鬚卷盔鮫、棘沙、刺鯊、沙魚、長鬚棘鮫 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan East、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Tokyo market, from Sagami Bay, Japan 
Synonyms Phaenopogon barbulifer   
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  Garrick, J.A.F. etc. 1971 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 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 FRIP22294.  
Common Name Mandarin dogfish; Mandarin shark 
Redlist Status NT IUCN Redlist: Lower Risk/near threatened(NT)  2003-04-30   
Characteristic Anterior nasal flaps greatly elongated as long, prominent mandarin-like nasal barbels that reach mouth; snout flattened, short, and broadly rounded, length less than 1/3 head length and much less than distance from mouth to pectoral origins; gill openings moderately broad and about equally wide. In both jaws, bladelike, interlocked, with a single oblique cusp and distal blade on a low crown and root, upper teeth slightly smaller than lowers, edges smooth; tooth rows 26 or 27/22 or 26. Both dorsal fins with long, stout, ungrooved spines; first dorsal origin just behind free rear tips of pectoral fins, insertion well in front of pelvic origins and slightly closer to pectoral bases than pelvics; second dorsal origin about over free rear tips of pelvics; second dorsal fin about as large as first; pectoral fins with short, narrowly rounded free rear tips; caudal fin asymmetrical, not paddle-shaped, upper lobe long, lower lobe rather short but present, subterminal notch absent or very weak. No precaudal pits; lateral keels present on caudal peduncle. Dermal denticles with low, pedicellate, tricusped and triridged flat crowns. Colour: grey-brown above, whitish below, fins with conspicuous white margins.
habitats Maximum total length about 126 cm, adults males about 86 cm, females mature above 92 to 108 cm. A little-known, easily recognized, bizarre dogfish of the uppermost continental and insular slopes, and probably the outer continental-insular shelves, of the  
Distribution East and Northeast off Taiwan; Western Pacific.