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Dogfish, Black Mouthed (Galeus Melastomus) Record

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DOGFISH, BLACK MOUTHED / GALEUS MELASTOMUS
6 12 1.98 4.6 East Side Gibraltar 090495 N. Balban
8 16 1.66 3.10 Detached Mole Gibraltar 161094 G. Baldachino
AT AT 13.80 30.7 Detached Mole Gibraltar 040596 P. Dunham
SH SH 13.80 30.7 Detached Mole Gibraltar 040596 P. Dunham

Dogfish, Black Mouthed (Galeus Melastomus)

can grow upto around 90c, in length but most mature fish are only between 65 - 75 cm.

The Dogfish, Black Mouthed (Galeus Melastomus) can be identified by the inside of the which is black. This differentiates this species from the bull huss.

The black mouthed dogfish is a deep water shark found at depths of 200 - 500 m and occasionally ip to 55m.

Dogfish Black MouthedThe black mouthed dogfish eats small boney fishes, crustaceans and othe small elasmobranchs.

 
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