A common deepwater dogfish of the outer continental shelves and upper slopes, on or near the bottom. Feeds on bony fish and squid. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Utilized dried salted for human consumption and probably for fishmeal and liver oil (Ref. 247).
- White, W.T., D.A. Ebert and L.J.V. Compagno 2008 Description of two new species of gulper sharks, genus Centrophorus (Chondrichthyes: Squaliformes: Centrophoridae) from Australia. In Last, P.R., White, W.T. & Pogonoski, J.J. (eds.): Descriptions of New Australian Chondrichthyans. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper no. 22. (Ref. 76933) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=76933&speccode=649