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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan, 1898

Scientific synonyms and common names

Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan, 1898

Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan, 1898, Proc.Calif.Acad.Sci.(Zool.), 1:200, pis 11-12.

Odontaspis nasutus de Braganza, 1904
Scapanorhynchus jordani Hussakoff, 1909
Scapanorhynchus dofleini Engelhardt, 1912
Scapanorhynchus mitsukurii White, 1937 (error for Mitsukurina owstoni).

Other Scientiffc Names Recently in Use:
Scapanorhynchus owstoni (Jordan, 1898).

FAO Names:
Goblin shark [English]
Requin lutin [French]
Tiburón duende [Spanish]
MITSU Mitsu 1 [FAO Code]

Goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni)