Seychelles gulper shark

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The Seychelles gulper shark (Centrophorus seychellorum) is a species of fish in the family Centrophoridae found in Alphonse island in Seychelles.[1] This species is distinguished by having large tip of snout to first dorsal distance of 34% TL; first dorsal fin high (7% TL); second dorsal fin base long (9.8% TL); long snout (12.2% TL); uniformly grey with tip and the trailing edge of dorsal fins blackish.[2] It is one of 11 described species in the genus Centrophorus.

Seychelles gulper shark
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Centrophoridae
Genus: Centrophorus
C. seychellorum
Binomial name
Centrophorus seychellorum
Baranes, 2003
Seychelles Gulper Shark Range.png
Known range of the Seychelles gulper shark (in blue)


  1. ^ a b Pollom, R. (2019). "Centrophorus seychellorum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T161417A124481302. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-2.RLTS.T161417A124481302.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. ^ Baranes, A. (2003): Sharks from the Amirantes Islands, Seychelles, with a description of two new species of squaloids from the deep sea. Israel Journal of Zoology, 49: 33-65.