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Needle dogfish shark

Posted on: September 3, 2010

1. The Needle dogfish shark is a small deep-water shark. Little is known about this shark.

2. It can be found in the northern Gulf of Mexico and the western Pacific Ocean around Honshū, Japan.

3. It has no anal fin and two dorsal fins with spines, the first dorsal fin being low and long, a moderately long snout, and a notched caudal fin.

4. The Needle dogfish shark can grow as long as 81 cm.

5. It lives below 200 meters down. And that is why a lot is not known about this little shark.

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