Squalus megalops I.16255-001 Click to enlarge image
Squalus megalops I.16255-001 Image: Sally Reader
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Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    megalops
    Genus
    Acanthias

The holotype of Acanthias megalops (AMS I.16255-001). The species is now known as Squalus megalops (standard name: Spikey Dogfish). A. megalops was described by W. J. Macleay in 1881.