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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Squalus mitsukurii Jordan & Snyder, 1903

Scientific synonyms and common names

Squalus mitsukurii Jordan and Snyder, 1903

Squalus mitsukurii Jordan and Snyder, 1901, Annot.Zool.Japon., 3:129 (nomen nudum); Jordan and Snyder, in Jordan and Fowler, 1903, Proc.U.S.Nat.Mus., 26(1324):629, but not fig. 3 (? = Squalus acanthias).

Synonymy:
? Squalus philippinus Smith and Radcliffe, 1912 (not S. philippinus Shaw, 1804 = Heterodontus portusiacksoni (Meyer, 1793))
? Squalus griffini Phillipps, 1931
? Squalus montalbani Whitley, 1931 (replacement name for S. philippinus Smith and Radcliffe, 1912)
? Squalus tasmaniensis Rivero, 1936.

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Squalus fernandinus Molina, 1782 (= S. acanthias Linnaeus, 1758)
Squalus blainville (Risso, 1826).

FAO Names:
Shortspine spurdog [English]
Aiguillat épinette [French]
Galludo espinilla [Spanish]
SQUAL Squal 6 [FAO Code]

Shortspine spurdog (Squalus mitsukurii)