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IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2004

Assessor/s
Leandro, L. (SSG South America Regional Workshop, June 2003)

Reviewer/s
Kyne, P.M., Cavanagh, R.D. & Fowler, S.L. (Shark Red List Authority)

Contributor/s

Justification
Oxynotus caribbaeus is a rare, small, deepwater benthic shark recorded from the Gulf of Mexico and Venezuela on the upper continental slope at depths of 402 to 457 m. Attains a maximum size of at least 49 cm total length (TL) but virtually nothing known about its biology. This species is not known to be of interest to fisheries at present. Insufficient information available to assess the species beyond Data Deficient.

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