Home|Search|Identify|Taxonomic tree|Quiz|About this site|Feedback
Developed by ETI BioInformatics
Characteristics, distribution and ecology
Taxonomische classification
Synonyms and common names
Literature references
Images, audio and video
Links to other Web sites

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.

Synonymy:
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)