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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Somniosus rostratus (Risso, 1827)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Somniosus rostratus (Risso, 1826)

Scymnus rostratus Risso, 1826, Hist.nat.princip.prod.Europe Mered., Paris, Poissons, 3:138, pl. 3, fig. 7.

Heteroscymnus longus Tanaka, 1912
Somniosus bauchotae Quéro, 1976

FAO Names:
Little sleeper shark [English]
Laimargue de la Méditerranée [French]
Tollo boreal [Spanish]
SQUAL Somn 1 [FAO Code]

Little sleeper shark (Somniosus rostratus)