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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Heterodontus portusjacksoni (Meyer, 1793)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Heterodontus portusjacksoni (Meyer, 1793)

Squalus portusjacksoni Meyer, 1793, Syst.Summar.Zool.Entdeck.Neuholland, Afrika, 71.

Squalus jacksoni Suckow, 1799 (also S. jacksonii Turton, 1806)
Squalus philippi Bloch and Schneider, 1801
Squalus philippinus Shaw, 1804
Cestracion heterodontus Sherrard, 1896
Heterodontus bonaespei Ogilby, 1908.

FAO Names:
Port Jackson shark [English]
Requin dormeur taureau [French]
Dormilón toro [Spanish]
HET Het 6 [FAO Code]

Port Jackson shark (Heterodontus portusjacksoni)