Dalatiidae

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Dalatiidae

[‚dal·ə′tī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The spineless dogfishes, a family of modern sharks belonging to the squaloid group.
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Greenland sharks - also known as the gurry sharks, or grey sharks, are large sharks of the family Somniosidae - grow at a rate of one centimeter a year, enabling scientists to determine their age by measuring their size.
Etmopterus bullisi Bigelow and Schroeder, 1957 Lined lanternshark Etmopterus gracilispinis Krefft, 1968 Broadbanded lantemshark, Broadband dogfish Etmopterus hillianus (Poey, 1861) Caribbean lanternshark, Blackbelly dogfish Etmopterus princeps Collett, 1904 Great lanternshark, Rough sagre Etmopterus robinsi Schofield and Burgess, 1997 West Indian lanternshark Etmopterus schultzi Bigelow, Schroeder, and Springer, 1953 Fringefin lanternshark Etmopterus virens (Bigelow, Schroeder, and Springer, 1953) Green lanternshark SOMNIOSIDAE (Sleeper Sharks) Centroscymnus coelolepis Bocage and Capello, 1864 Portuguese shark, Portuguese dogfish Centroscymnus owstoni Garman, 1906 Roughskin dogfish C.