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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Squalus megalops (Macleay, 1881)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Squalus megalops (Macleay, 1881)

Acanthias megalops Macleay, 1881, Rec.Australian Mus., 4:33, pl. 4, fig. 2.

? Squalus brevirostris Tanaka, 1912
Squalus acutipinnis Regan, 1921

FAO Names:
Shortnose spurdog [English]
Aiguillat nez court [French]
Galludo ñato [Spanish]
SQUAL Squal 4 [FAO Code]

Shortnose spurdog (Squalus megalops)