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Pristiurus atlanticus


Pristiurus atlanticus was originally described as Pristiurus atlanticus by Vaillant in 1888. It belongs to the family Pentanchidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Atlantic.
Species   atlanticus
AuthorWI   Vaillant [L. L.]
AuthorNI   Vaillant
Qualification   ---
Year   1888
Status   Synonym
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhiniformes
Family   Pentanchidae
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Genus   Pristiurus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Carcharhiniformes
Family   Pentanchidae
Genus   Pristiurus
Original Name   Pristiurus        
Taxon Name   atlanticus
Original Combination   Pristiurus atlanticus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pristiurus atlanticus
OriginalSubGenus   Pristiurus
Original Author   Vaillant
Original AuthorWI   Vaillant [L. L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1888
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Cape Spartel, northwestern coast of Morocco, depth 540 meters.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin 1939:68 [ref. 20739].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN 1884-0387
Journal   Exped. Travailleur et Talisman
Page   59
Illustrations   Pl. 1 (figs. 1, 1a-1d)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Galeus atlanticus
Current Species   atlanticus
Current Genus Galeus
Current AuthorWI Vaillant [L. L.]
Current AuthorNI   Vaillant
Current Year   1888
Current Family Pentanchidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Salt water
Distribution Eastern Atlantic.

Current Summary   Synonym of Galeus atlanticus  (Vaillant 1888). Pentanchidae.
Name History   • Synonym of Galeus melastomus  Rafinesque 1810 -- (Springer 1973:20 [ref. 7162], Compagno 1984:312 [ref. 6474] with question, Springer 1990:91 [ref. 19319]). • Questionably a synonym of Galeus polli  Cadenat 1959 -- (Compagno 1984:316 [ref. 6846]). • Valid as Galeus atlanticus  (Vaillant 1888) -- (Muñoz-Chápuli & Ortega 1985:219 [ref. 22243], Compagno & Stevens 1993:188 [ref. 20843], Compagno 1999:479 [ref. 25589], Rey et al. 2006:7 [ref. 29427], Bañon et al. 2010:4 [ref. 31029]).

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arae Pristiurus arae Nichols [J. T.] 1927Synonym
boardmani Pristiurus boardmani Whitley [G. P.] 1928Synonym
eastmani Pristiurus eastmani Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1904Synonym
hertwigi Pristiurus hertwigi Engelhardt [R.] 1912Synonym
jensenii Pristiurus jensenii Saemundsson [B.] 1922Synonym
melanostomus Pristiurus melanostomus Lowe [R. T.] 1843Synonym
murinus Pristiurus murinus Collett [R.] 1904Synonym
sauteri Pristiurus sauteri Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1909Synonym
souverbiei Pristiurus souverbiei Lafont [A.] 1869Synonym
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