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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Isistius brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Isistius brasiliensis (Quoy and Gaimard, 1824)

Scymnus brasiliensis Quoy and Gaimard, 1824, Zoologie, Voy. Uranie et Physicienne, 1817-20:198.

Synonymy:
Squalus fulgens Bennett, 1840
Scymnus torquatus Valenciennes, in Müller and Henle, 1839
Scymnus unicolor Valenciennes, in Müller and Henle, 1839
Leius ferox Kner, 1865.

FAO Names:
Cookiecutter shark [English]
Squalelet féroce [French]
Tollo cigarro [Spanish]
SQUAL Isist 1 [FAO Code]

Local Names:
USA: Cigar shark (American Fisheries Society).

Cookiecutter shark (Isistius brasiliensis)