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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Odontaspis ferox (Risso, 1810)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Odontaspis ferox (Risso, 1810)

Squalus ferox Risso, 1810, Ichthyol.Nice, Paris, 38
Carcharias ferox Risso, 1826, Hist.nat.Princip.Prod. Europe Mered., Paris, Poissons, 3:122. Carcharias ferox was placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology (Name no. 2057), by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, Opinion 723.4.c (1965).

Synonymy:
Odontaspis herbsti Whitley, 1950.

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Carcharias ferox

FAO Names:
Smalltooth sand tiger [English]
Requin féroce [French]
Solrayo [Spanish]
ODONT Odont 1 [FAO Code]

Smalltooth sand tiger (Odontaspis ferox)