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Accepted name: Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms:

Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758
Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X, 1: 233 ('Habitat in Oceano Europaeo'). Two specimens (? syntypes) in the Linnaean Collection in Uppsala, no. 159 (in alcohol), no. 160 (dried).
Acanthorhinus acanthias: Blainville, 1816: 121 .
Spinax acanthias: Cloquet, 1816, Dict. Sci. nat., 1 (suppl.): 91-93 (new name only).
Acanthias vulgaris Risso, 1826, Hist. nat. Eur. mérid., 3: 131-]32 (new name for Squalus acanthias Linnaeus only).
Acanthias acanthias: Bonaparte, 1838: 207 Nobre, 1935: 445.
Acanthias americanus Storer, 1846, Mem. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. (n.s.), 2: 506-507 (New York to Labrador and beyond) No type material.
Spinax vulgaris: Guichenot, 1850, Explor. Algér., Poiss., 3: 125.
Acanthias vulgaris: Duméril, 1865: 437-438 Bocage & Capello, 1866: 21-22 Moreau, 1881: 342-345, fig. 58 Day, 1884: 315-318, pl. CLX (fig. 2) Ehrenbaum, 1929: pl. 22 Soljan, 1963: 67, fig.
Acanthias linnei Malm, 1877, Göteborgs och Bohusläns Fauna: 624-625 (new name for Squalus acanthias Linnaeus).
Squalus acanthias: Smitt, 1895: 1158-1162, fig. 338-339, pl. LII (fig. 1-2) Griffini, 1903: 105 Saemundsson, 1926: 468-472, fig. 247 Lozano Rey, 1928: 424428, fig. 139-140, pl. IV (fig. I) Ehrenbaum, 1936: 284-286, ph XXI (fig. 251) Redeke, 1941: 40-41, fig. 14 Poll, 1947: 62-6s, fig. 36-38 Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948b: 455-473, fig. 87A, B, 88 (extensive synonymy) Jensen, 1948: l0-l2 Tortonese, 1956: 170-173, fig. 34, 90-91 Duncker & Ladiges, 1960: 51-53, fig. 8 Andriashev, 1964: 38-40, fig. 16 Svetovidov, 1964: 26-31, fig. 46 Bini, 1967: 88-90, fig. Banarescu, 1969: 86-90, fig. 48 Wheeler, 1969: 67-68, fig. Ledoux, 1970: 321-323, fig. 4.
Squalus barbouri Rivero, 1936, Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist., 41: 47-48, pl. XII (off Jairnanitas, W. of Havana). Holotype: MCZ Selachians no. 1463.


Common names:

Spurdog [En]
picked dog-fish [En]
Aiguillat commun [Fr]
Mielga [Es]
galludos [Es]
pighaj [Da]
Dornhai [De]
irsh [Eg]
koscenjak [Hr]
háfur [Is]
spinarolo [It]
karish kotzani [Iw]
mazzola [Mlt]
doornhaai [Ne]
pigghå [No]
kolén [Pl]
cação galhudo [Pr]
piikkihait [Su]
pigghaj [Sv]
mahmuzlu camgöz [Tu]
koljuchaja akula [Ru]

Spurdog (Squalus acanthias)