Image: Head of Acanthias megalops

Head of Acanthias megalops

Ventral view of the head and pectoral fins of 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.

Sally Reader
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