Accepted scientific name:
Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758 (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758
Synonyms:
Acanthias americanus Storer, 1846 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Acanthias americanus Storer, 1846
Acanthias antiguorum (Leach, 1818) (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Acanthias antiguorum (Leach, 1818)
Acanthias commun Navarrete, 1898 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Acanthias commun Navarrete, 1898
Acanthias lebruni Vaillant, 1888 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Acanthias lebruni Vaillant, 1888
Acanthias linnei Malm, 1877 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Acanthias linnei Malm, 1877
Acanthias sucklii (non Girard, 1855) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Acanthias sucklii (non Girard, 1855)
Acanthias vulgaris Risso, 1827 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Acanthias vulgaris Risso, 1827
Spinax mediterraneus Gistel, 1848 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Spinax mediterraneus Gistel, 1848
Spinax suckleyi (non Girard, 1855) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Spinax suckleyi (non Girard, 1855)
Squalus acanthias acanthias Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus acanthias acanthias Linnaeus, 1758
Squalus acanthias africana Myagkov & Kondyurin, 1986 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus acanthias africana Myagkov & Kondyurin, 1986
Squalus acanthis Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus acanthis Linnaeus, 1758
Squalus achantias Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus achantias Linnaeus, 1758
Squalus antiquorum Leach, 1818 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus antiquorum Leach, 1818
Squalus barbouri Howell Rivero, 1936 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus barbouri Howell Rivero, 1936
Squalus canis Forster, 1777 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus canis Forster, 1777
Squalus fernandinus Molina, 1782 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus fernandinus Molina, 1782
Squalus kirki Phillipps, 1931 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus kirki Phillipps, 1931
Squalus mitsukurii (non Jordan & Fowler, 1903) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Squalus mitsukurii (non Jordan & Fowler, 1903)
Squalus spinax (non Linnaeus, 1758) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Squalus spinax (non Linnaeus, 1758)
Squalus suckleyi (non Girard, 1855) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Squalus suckleyi (non Girard, 1855)
Squalus sucklii (non Girard, 1855) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Squalus sucklii (non Girard, 1855)
Squalus tasmaniensis Howell Rivero, 1936 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus tasmaniensis Howell Rivero, 1936
Squalus wakiyae Tanaka, 1918 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus wakiyae Tanaka, 1918
Squalus whitleyi Phillipps, 1931 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus whitleyi Phillipps, 1931
Common names:
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Doringhaai Afrikaans Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Spikkel-penhaai Afrikaans Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Spikkel-penhaai Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Peshkagen Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
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Abou shoka Arabic Egypt Click here to show the literature
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Abushoka Arabic Libya Click here to show the literature
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Irsh Arabic Egypt Click here to show the literature
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Kalb bouchouika Arabic Morocco Click here to show the literature
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Kelb bahr Arabic Tunisia Click here to show the literature
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Kelb el bahr Arabic Lebanon Click here to show the literature
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Wâwy Arabic Lebanon Click here to show the literature
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ﺃﺑﻮﺷﻮﻛﺔ Arabic Libya Click here to show the literature
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Akula Bulgarian Bulgaria Click here to show the literature
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Chernomorska akula Bulgarian Bulgaria Click here to show the literature
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Kuceska akula Bulgarian Bulgaria Click here to show the literature
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Morsko kuce Bulgarian Bulgaria Click here to show the literature
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Agullat Catalan Spain Click here to show the literature
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Košcak Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Kostelj Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Kostilj Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Kucin Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Pena Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Žralok ostroun obecný Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
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Almindelig pighaj Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Kongeål Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Pighaj Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Doornhaai Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
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Gerookte haaiwangen Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
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Blue dog English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Common spiny English - Click here to show the literature
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Common spiny fish English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Darwen salmon English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Dogfish English Can Br Colum Click here to show the literature
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Dogfish English Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Flake English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Grayfish English Can Br Colum Click here to show the literature
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Grayfish English Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Huss English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Pacific dogfish English Can Br Colum Click here to show the literature
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Pacific dogfish English Canada Click here to show the literature
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Picked dogfish English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Piked dogfish English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Piked dogfish English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Piked dogfish English USA Click here to show the literature
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Rigg English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Rock salmon English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Southern spiny dogfish English New Zealand Click here to show the literature
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Spiky dog English New Zealand Click here to show the literature
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Spiny English - Click here to show the literature
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Spiny dogfish English Alaska Click here to show the literature
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Spiny dogfish English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Spiny dogfish English Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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Spiny dogfish English Can Br Colum Click here to show the literature
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Spiny dogfish English Canada Click here to show the literature
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Spiny dogfish English Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Spiny dogfish English New Zealand Click here to show the literature
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Spiny dogfish English Puerto Rico Click here to show the literature
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Spiny dogfish English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Spiny dogfish English USA Click here to show the literature
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Spotted spiny dogfish English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Spotted spiny dogfish English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Spotted spiny dogfish English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Spotted spiny dogfish English Uruguay Click here to show the literature
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Spring dogfish English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Spur dogfish English Malta Click here to show the literature
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Spurdog English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Spurdog English Azores Is Click here to show the literature
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Spurdog English New Zealand Click here to show the literature
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Spurdog English Spain Click here to show the literature
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Spurdog English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Victorian spotted dogfish English Australia Click here to show the literature
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White-spotted dogfish English Australia Click here to show the literature
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White-spotted spurdog English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Whitespotted dogfish English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Haúr Faroese Faeroe Is Click here to show the literature
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Hávur Faroese Faeroe Is Click here to show the literature
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Piikkihai Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Piikkihait Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Aiguillat French France Click here to show the literature
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Aiguillat French Morocco Click here to show the literature
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Aiguillat commun French Can Quebec Click here to show the literature
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Aiguillat commun French France Click here to show the literature
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Aiguillat tacheté French France Click here to show the literature
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Chien French - Click here to show the literature
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Requin épineux French - Click here to show the literature
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Spinax French - Click here to show the literature
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Squale méditérranéen French - Click here to show the literature
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Dornfisch German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Dornhai German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Gefleckter Dornhai German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Gemeiner Dornhai German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Grundhai German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Schillerlocken German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Eqalussuaq kukilik Greenlandic Greenland Click here to show the literature
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K'aaxada Haida Can Br Colum Click here to show the literature
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K'aaxada awga Haida Can Br Colum Click here to show the literature
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Q'ad Haida Can Br Colum Click here to show the literature
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Karish kotzani Hebrew Israel Click here to show the literature
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Kotsan ktan kotz Hebrew Israel Click here to show the literature
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Qozan qetan Hebrew Israel Click here to show the literature
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Háfur Icelandic Iceland Click here to show the literature
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Heitreykt Icelandic Iceland Click here to show the literature
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Agoggiau Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Aguggiao rosso Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Agugliau Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Agusèo Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Archilao Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Arculate Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Arquilato Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Asià a muso a schizzo Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Caddutu Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Cagnoleto Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Cagnolo Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Can bianco Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Can spinoso Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Cendroene Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Centrune Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Cintroni Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Cintrune Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Ferraro Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Ghialoru 'mperiali Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Smoca Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Spinarolo Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Spinarolo bruno Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Abura-tsunozame Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Kop-sang-o Korean Korea, South Click here to show the literature
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곱상어 Korean Korea, South Click here to show the literature
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Mazzola Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Mazzola bix-xewka Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Mazzola griza Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Mazzola tal-fanal Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Bái ban jiao sha Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Sà shì jiao sha Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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柯氏角鯊 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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柯氏角鲨 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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白斑角鯊 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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白斑角鲨 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Peegagh Manx Isle of Man Click here to show the literature
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Koinga Maori New Zealand Click here to show the literature
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Makohuarau Maori New Zealand Click here to show the literature
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Kentroni Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Skyllos Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Skylópsaro Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Stictokentroni Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Αγκαθίτης Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Κεντρόνι Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Κοκκαλάς Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Σκύλος Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Σκυλόψαρο Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Piggha Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Pighai Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Kolen Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Cação galhudo Portuguese - Click here to show the literature
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Cação galhudo Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Cação-bagre Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Cação-de-espinho Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Melga Portuguese - Click here to show the literature
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Câine de mare Romanian Romania Click here to show the literature
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Katran Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Katran Russian Ukraine Click here to show the literature
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Obyknovennaya kolyuchaya akula Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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акула колючая/катрановая Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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катран Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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нокотница Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Sk'ey'ek'shen Salish Can Br Colum Click here to show the literature
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Košcenjak Serbian Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Košcenjak Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Pas kostelj Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Cazón espinoso común Spanish Mexico Click here to show the literature
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Ferrón Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Galludo Spanish Canary Is Click here to show the literature
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Galludo Spanish Mexico Click here to show the literature
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Galludo Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Galludo Spanish Uruguay Click here to show the literature
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Galludo de pintilla Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Galludo espinoso Spanish Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Galludos Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Mielga Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Pinchorro Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Pinchudo Spanish Canary Is Click here to show the literature
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Tollo de cachos Spanish Chile Click here to show the literature
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Pigghaj Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Katran baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Köpek baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Mahmuzlu camgöz Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Mahmuzlucamgöz baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Elasmobranchii
Order Squaliformes
Family Squalidae
Genus Squalus
Distribution: Western Atlantic: Greenland to Argentina. Eastern Atlantic: Iceland and Murmansk Coast (Russia) to South Africa, including the Mediterranean and Black Sea. Reports from off New Guinea are doubtful (Ref. 6871). Records from North Pacific refer to Squalus suckleyi (Ref. 85328).
Additional data: -
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2011
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Group expert : Compagno, L.J.V., Data last modified by FishBase 05-Jan-2011
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=139
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:d141a6a8-2dc5-11e0-98c6-2ce70255a436:col20110201