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Name - Heptranchias dakini Whitley 1931

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Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Elasmobranchii (Subclass)
Hexanchidae (Family)


Original Description Reference

  • New names for Australian fishes. Australian Zoologist, 6 1931: pp. 310-334. [Zoological Record Volume 68]

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Zoological Record

Recent Publications

  • Heptranchias dakinl Whitley, 1931, a synonym of H. perlo (Bonnaterre, 1788) the sharpsnouted sevengill or perion shark, with notes on sexual dimorphism in this species.
  • New names for Australian fishes.

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