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Proscyllium venustum

(Proscyllium venustum)

Description

The spotted smooth dogfish (Proscyllium venustum) is a finback catshark of the family Proscylliidae, found in the temperate northwest Pacific Ocean, in the Okinawa Trough. Little else is known about this harmless oviparous species.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Elasmobranchii
Order:Carcharhiniformes
Family:Proscylliidae
Genus:Proscyllium
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