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Name - Squalus acanthias Linnaeus 1758

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Elasmobranchii (Subclass)
Squaliformes (Order)
Squalidae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Contribution on the taxonomy of the spiny dogfish Squalus acanthias L.
  • Diferencias entre embriones de termino de Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758 y S. mitsukurii Jordan & Snyder, 1903 (Chondrichthyes, Squalidae).
  • Clarification of the status of Squalus tasmaniensis and a diagnosis of Squalus acanthias from Australia, including a key to the Indo-Australasian species of Squalus.
  • Resurrection and redescription of Squalus suckleyi (Girard, 1854) from the North Pacific, with comments on the Squalus acanthias subgroup (Squaliformes: Squalidae).
  • Taxonomy and morphology of species of the genus Squalus Linnaeus, 1758 from the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean (Chondrichthyes: Squaliformes: Squalidae).

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