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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Apristurus laurussonii (Saemundsson, 1922)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Apristurus laurussonii (Saemundsson, 1922)


Apristurus laurussonii (Saemundsson, 1922)
Scyllium laurussonii Saemundsson, 1922, Zoologiske Meddelelser fra Island. XIV. Fiske, ny for Island, og supplerende Oplysninger om andre, tidligere kendte. Vidensk. Meddr dansk naturh. Foren. Kjöbenhavn, 74: 173, pl. 4 (fig. 1), pl. 5 (fig. 3) (Saemundsson's identification of figures p. 173 and p. 200 are not correct; fig. 1-2 on pl. 4, and fig. 3-4 on pl. 5 are reversed). Holotype: NHMR (Vestmannaeyjar off south coast of Iceland).
Scylliorhinus atlanticus: Koefoed, 1927: 18, pl. 3 (fig. 3) (off Canary Islands) (nec Vaillant, 1888).
Apristurus laurussonii: Springer, 1966: 615, fig. 24-25 Wheeler, 1969: 43.

Common names:

Iceland catshark [En]
Roussette d'lslande [Fr]
Pejegato de Islandia [Es]

Iceland catshark (Apristurus laurussonii)