Squalidae is the family of dogfish sharks. These sharks are characterized by smooth dorsal fin spines; teeth in upper and lower jaws similar in size; caudal peduncle with lateral keels; upper precaudal pit usually present; a caudal fin without subterminal notch; and no anal fin.



  • Compagno, Dando, & Fowler, Sharks of the World, Princeton University Press, New Jersey 2005 ISBN 0-691-12072-2

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