17 Species in Family Somniosidae
Nominal species list for Somniosidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Centroscymnus coelolepis Barbosa du Bocage & de Brito Capello, 1864 Portuguese dogfish
Centroscymnus crepidater (Barbosa du Bocage & de Brito Capello, 1864) Longnose velvet dogfish
Centroscymnus macracanthus Regan, 1906 Largespine velvet dogfish
Centroscymnus owstonii Garman, 1906 Roughskin dogfish
Centroscymnus plunketi (Waite, 1910) Plunket shark
Scymnodalatias albicauda Taniuchi & Garrick, 1986 Whitetail dogfish
Scymnodalatias garricki Kukuev & Konovalenko, 1988 Azores dogfish
Scymnodalatias oligodon Kukuev & Konovalenko, 1988 Sparsetooth dogfish
Scymnodalatias sherwoodi (Archey, 1921) Sherwood dogfish
Scymnodon ichiharai Yano & Tanaka, 1984 Japanese velvet dogfish
Scymnodon ringens Barbosa du Bocage & de Brito Capello, 1864 Knifetooth dogfish
Somniosus antarcticus Whitley, 1939 Southern sleeper shark
Somniosus longus (Tanaka, 1912)
Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Greenland shark
Somniosus pacificus Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944 Pacific sleeper shark
Somniosus rostratus (Risso, 1827) Little sleeper shark
Zameus squamulosus (G√ľnther, 1877) Velvet dogfish
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