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Centrophorus acus


Centrophorus acus was originally described as Centrophorus acus by Garman in 1906. It belongs to the family Centrophoridae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific and ? western Atlantic.
Species   acus
AuthorWI   Garman [S.]
AuthorNI   Garman
Qualification   ---
Year   1906
Status   Synonym
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Squaliformes Squaliformes
Family   Centrophoridae
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Genus   Centrophorus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Squaliformes
Family   Centrophoridae
Genus   Centrophorus
Original Name   Centrophorus        
Taxon Name   acus
Original Combination   Centrophorus acus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Centrophorus acus
OriginalSubGenus   Centrophorus
Original Author   Garman
Original AuthorWI   Garman [S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1906
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Yokohama market, Japan.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Hartel & Dingerkus 1997:xl [ref. 23119].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MCZ 1049-S [ex Owston #7949]
Journal   Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool.
Citation   v. 46 (no. 11)
Page   204

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Centrophorus ---
Current Genus   Centrophorus
Current AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.]
Current AuthorNI   Bloch & Schneider
Current Year   1801
Current Family   Centrophoridae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   bathydemersal        
Water   Salt water
Habitat Notes   A little-known deepwater dogfish, probably found below 200 m depth.
Distribution   Indo-West Pacific and ? western Atlantic.

Current Summary   Synonym of Centrophorus granulosus  (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Centrophoridae.
Name History   • Valid as Centrophorus acus  Garman 1906 -- (Compagno 1984:36 [ref. 6474], Nakaya in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:59, 304 [ref. 8057], Nakaya & Shirai in Masuda et al. 1984:10 [ref. 6441], Yano & Kugai 1993:47 [ref. 23206], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:107 [ref. 23897] as ascus, Compagno 1999:472 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:153 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:580 [ref. 25122], Shinohara et al. 2001:289 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:153 [ref. 26001], Compagno 2003:391 [ref. 26984] as cf. acus, Kiraly et al. 2003:9 [ref. 28226] as cf. acus, Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:94 [ref. 27705] as ascus, Shinohara et al. 2005:395 [ref. 28370], White et al. 2008:19 [ref. 29674]). • Synonym of Centrophorus granulosus  (Bloch & Schneier 1891) -- (White et al. 2013:43 [ref. 33033], Ebert et al. 2013:288 [ref. 33045]).

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armatus Centrophorus armatus (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1922)Synonym
armatus barbatus Centrophorus armatus barbatus Teng [H.-T.] 1962Synonym
atromarginatus Centrophorus atromarginatus Garman [S.] 1913Valid
barbatus Centrophorus barbatus Teng [H.-T.] 1962Synonym
bragancae Centrophorus bragancae Regan [C. T.] 1906Uncertain
crepidalbus Centrophorus crepidalbus Barbosa du Bocage [J. V.] & de Brito Capello [F.] 1864Synonym
crepidater Centrophorus crepidater Barbosa du Bocage [J. V.] & de Brito Capello [F.] 1864Synonym
crepidater Centroselachus crepidater (Barbosa du Bocage [J. V.] & de Brito Capello [F.] 1864)Valid
drygalskii Centrophorus drygalskii Engelhardt [R.] 1912Uncertain
dumerili Centrophorus dumerili (Johnson [J. Y.] 1868)Synonym
ferrugineus Centrophorus ferrugineus Meng [Q.-W.], Hu [A.-S.] & Li [S.] in Chu, Meng, Hu & Li 1982Synonym
foliaceus Centrophorus foliaceus Günther [A.] 1877Synonym
fuscus Centrophorus fuscus (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & von Bonde [C.] 1924)Synonym
granulosus Centrophorus granulosus (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Valid
harrissoni Centrophorus harrissoni McCulloch [A. R.] 1915Valid
hendersoni Centrophorus hendersoni (Smith [J. L. B.] 1967)Synonym
hinbei Centrophorus hinbei (Tanaka [S.] 1918)Uncertain
isodon Centrophorus isodon (Chu [Y.-T.], Meng [C.-W.] & Liu [J.-X.] 1981)Valid
jonssonii Centrophorus jonssonii Saemundsson [B.] 1922Synonym
kaikourae Centrophorus kaikourae Whitley [G. P.] 1934Synonym
lusitanicus Centrophorus lusitanicus Barbosa du Bocage [J. V.] & de Brito Capello [F.] 1864Valid
machiquensis Centrophorus machiquensis Maul [G. E.] 1955Uncertain
moluccensis Centrophorus moluccensis Bleeker [P.] 1860Valid
niaukang Centrophorus niaukang Teng [H.-T.] 1959Synonym
nigrescens Centrophorus nigrescens (Nardo [G. D.] 1860)Uncertain
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