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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan, 1898

Scientific synonyms and common names

Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan, 1898

Synonyms:

Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan, 1898
Mitsukurina owstoni J ordan, 1898, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., (ser. 3)1(6): 199-201, pl. 11-12 ('in deep water near Yokohama'). Holotype: MUT.
Odontaspis nasutus Bragança, 1904: Res. Invest. Sci. Amelia: 49, fig. 1.
Mitsukurina owstoni: Osorio, 1909: 40-48, pl. 1 Seabra, 1911:194 Lozano Rey, 1928: 406-410 Nobre, 1935: 435-438 Signeux, 1949: 633-638 (discussion of relation to fossil forms) Quéro & Verron, 1975: 99, fig. 1. Gueguen et al., 1977: 182 Du Buit et al., 1977: 186.
Scapanorhynchus owstoni: Garman, 1913: 28-29 (anatomy, pl. 40, 51, 56) Fowler, 1941:123-124 Quero, 1972: 168-170, fig.
Odontaspis nasutus: Nobre, 1935: 432-435, fig. 185-187 Helling, 1940: 10. Goncalves, 1941: 4 Quéro, 1970: 281 Gueguen & Quéro, 1974: 182.
Mitsukurina nasutus: Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 82-83, fig. 47.
Mitsukurina, sp.: Quéro et al., 1976 :180, fig. 3.

Common names:

Goblin shark [En]
Requin lutin [Fr]
Tiburon duende [Es]

Goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni)