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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Squaliolus laticaudus Smith & Radcliffe, 1912

Scientific synonyms and common names

Squaliolus laticaudus Smith and Radcliffe, 1912

Squaliolus laticaudus Smith and Radcliffe, 1912, Proc.U.S.Nat.Mus., 41(1877):684, fig. 4, pis. 50, 54.

Squaliolus sarmenti Noronha, 1926
Squaliolus alii Teng, 1959.

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Euprotomicrus laticaudus (Smith and Radcliffe, 1912).

FAO Names:
Spined pygmy shark [English]
Squale nain [French]
Tollo pigmeo espinudo [Spanish]
SQUAL Squa 1 [FAO Code]

Spined pygmy shark (Squaliolus laticaudus)