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Scyllium laurussonii


Scyllium laurussonii was originally described as Scyllium laurussonii by Saemundsson in 1922. It belongs to the family Scyliorhinidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is North Atlantic: Canada, Greenland, Iceland to Gabon.
Species   laurussonii
AuthorWI   Saemundsson [B.]
AuthorNI   Saemundsson
Qualification   ---
Year   1922
Status   Synonym
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhiniformes
Family   Scyliorhinidae
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Genus   Scyllium
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Carcharhiniformes
Family   Scyliorhinidae
Genus   Scyllium
Original Name   Scyllium        
Taxon Name   laurussonii
Original Combination   Scyllium laurussonii
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scyllium laurussonii
OriginalSubGenus   Scyllium
Original Author   Saemundsson
Original AuthorWI   Saemundsson [B.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1922
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Near Vestmannaeyjar Island, off southern Iceland [North Atlantic], depth 560 meters.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   NHMR
Journal   Vidensk. Medd. Dansk Naturh. Foren. Kjob.
Citation   v. 74
Page   173
Illustrations   Pl. 4 (fig. 2), Pl. 5 (fig. 4)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Apristurus laurussonii
Current Species   laurussonii
Current Genus Apristurus
Current AuthorWI Saemundsson [B.]
Current AuthorNI   Saemundsson
Current Year   1922
Current Family Pentanchidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Salt water
Distribution North Atlantic: Canada, Greenland, Iceland to Gabon.

Current Summary   Synonym of Apristurus laurussonii  (Saemundsson 1922). Pentanchidae.
Name History   • Valid as Apristurus laurussonii  (Saemundsson 1922) -- (Springer 1973:20 [ref. 7162], Quéro in Whitehead et al. 1984:96 [ref. 13675], Compagno 1984:270 [ref. 6846] and Robins & Ray 1986:22 [ref. 23100] as laurussoni, Springer 1990:90 [ref. 19319], Nakaya & Sato 1998:149 [ref. 23477], Nakaya & Stehmann 1998:78 [ref. 23495] as laurussoni, McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:62 [ref. 23897], Nakaya & Sato 1999:316 [ref. 23941], Nakaya & Séret 1999:307 [ref. 24247], Sato et al. 1999:334 [ref. 24607], Pakhorukov 1999:655 [ref. 24883] as laurissoni, Compagno 1999:478 [ref. 25589] as laurussoni, Compagno 2003:450 [ref. 26984], Kiraly et al. 2003:14 [ref. 28226] as cf. laurussoni, Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:30 [ref. 27705] as laurussoni, Iglésias & Nakaya 2004:221 [ref. 27975], Iglésias et al. 2004:355 [ref. 28061], Nakaya et al. 2008:68 [ref. 29711], George 2009:54 [ref. 30539], Møller et al. 2010:14 [ref. 31169], Castro 2011:303 [ref. 31457]).

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acanthonotum Scyllium acanthonotum De Filippi [F.] in De Filippi & Verany 1857Uncertain
acutidens Scyllium acutidens Vaillant [L. L.] 1888Uncertain
africanum punctata Scyllium africanum punctata Lampe [M.] 1914Not available
anale Scyllium anale Ogilby [J. D.] 1885Synonym
artedi Scyllium artedi Risso [A.] 1820Synonym
artedii Scyllium artedii Risso [A.] 1820Synonym
atlanticum Scyllium atlanticum De la Pylaie [A. J. M.] 1835Uncertain
bivium Scyllium bivium Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] (ex Smith) 1838Synonym
brevicolle Scyllium brevicolle Philippi [R. A.] 1887Uncertain
buergeri Scyllium buergeri Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1838Synonym
canescens Scyllium canescens Günther [A.] 1878Synonym
capense Scyllium capense Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] (ex Smith) 1838Synonym
catulus Scyllium catulus Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1838Synonym
chilense Scyllium chilense Guichenot [A.] 1848Synonym
cirrhosum Scyllium cirrhosum Griffith [E.] & Smith [C. H.] 1834Synonym
edwardsii Squalus edwardsii (Schinz [H. R.] 1822)Synonym
ferrugineum Scyllium ferrugineum Lesson [R. P.] 1831Synonym
freycineti Scyllium freycineti Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824Synonym
gayi Scyllium gayi Philippi [R. A.] 1887Not available
griseum Scyllium griseum (Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1838)Synonym
heptagonum Scyllium heptagonum Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1837Synonym
hispidum Scyllium hispidum Alcock [A. W.] 1891Synonym
laticeps Scyllium laticeps Duméril [A. H. A.] 1853Synonym
leopardinum Scyllium leopardinum Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1838Not available
lima Scyllium lima Richardson [J.] 1843Synonym
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