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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Scyliorhinus capensis (Müller & Henle, 1838)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Scyliorhinus capensis (Smith, 1838)

Scyllium capense Smith, 1837 , Proc.Zool.Soc.Lond. , 5:85 (nomen nudum); Smith, 1 838, Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist. , 1(1):73 (nomen nudum); Smith, in Müller and Henle, 1838, Syst.Beschr.Plagiost., pt. 1:11.

Synonymy: None.

FAO Names:
Yellowspotted catshark [English]
Roussette à taches jaunes [French]
Alitán de manchas amarillas [Spanish]
SCYL Scyl 5 [FAO Code]

Yellowspotted catshark (Scyliorhinus capensis)