The Western highfin spurdog is a species of deep-water dogfish found off the coast of Western Australia. They live on the continental shelf, at depths of around 300m.
Due to fact this species has only been described from two specimens, there is very little known about their biology and habitat. They’re presumed to be ovoviviparous. The longest specimen caught was 59 cm long.
There isn’t enough information to assess their population health. Their conservation status is “Data Deficient.”
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