Spurdog shark spine

Description
Thank you to Paolo Viscardi for identifying this object for RAMM. He’s written a great blog post here: https://paoloviscardi.com/2015/10/23/friday-mystery-object-263-answer/. It is the spine from the leading edge of the first or second dorsal fin of a Spurdog shark in the genus Squalus.
Accession Loan No.
NHtemp54
Collection Class
Fish
Common Name
Spurdog shark spine
Simple Name
fish
Full Name
SQUALIDAE: Squalus sp.: Spurdog shark
Family Group

Phylum
CHORDATA
Family
SQUALIDAE
Genus
Squalus
Species
sp.

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