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Squalus africanus

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Squalus africanus was originally described as Squalus africanus by Gmelin in 1789. It belongs to the family Squalidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southeastern Atlantic, southwestern Indian Ocean: South Africa (Algoa Bay to east London), Madagascar, Mauritius (Mascarenes).
Species   africanus
AuthorWI   Gmelin [J. F.]
AuthorNI   Gmelin
Qualification   ---
Year   1789
Status   Synonym
Class  
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Order  
Squaliformes Squaliformes
Family   Squalidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Squalus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Squaliformes
Family   Squalidae
Genus   Squalus
Original Name   Squalus        
Taxon Name   africanus
Original Combination   Squalus africanus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Squalus africanus
OriginalSubGenus   Squalus
Original Author   Gmelin
Original AuthorWI   Gmelin [J. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1789
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   South Africa.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Systema Naturae Linné
Citation   v. 1 (pt 3)
Page   1494

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Poroderma africanum
Current Species   africanum
Current Genus Poroderma
Current AuthorWI Gmelin [J. F.]
Current AuthorNI   Gmelin
Current Year   1789
Current Family Scyliorhinidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Salt water
   
Distribution Southeastern Atlantic, southwestern Indian Ocean: South Africa (Algoa Bay to east London), Madagascar, Mauritius (Mascarenes).

Current Summary   Synonym of Poroderma africanum  (Gmelin 1789). Scyliorhinidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Poroderma africanum  (Gmelin 1789) -- (Compagno 1984:347 [ref. 6846], Bass 1986:94 [ref. 5635], Compagno 1999:480 [ref. 25589], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:67 [ref. 28072], Human 2006:6 [ref. 28714]).

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acanthias Squalus acanthias Linnaeus [C.] 1758Valid
acanthias acanthias Squalus acanthias acanthias Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
acanthias africana Squalus acanthias africana Myagkov [N. A.] & Kondyurin [V. V.] 1986Synonym
acanthias chilensis Squalus acanthias chilensis Suckow [G. A.] 1799Synonym
acanthias ponticus Squalus acanthias ponticus Myagkov [N. A.] & Kondyurin [V. V.] 1986Synonym
acronotus Squalus acronotus Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
acutipinnis Squalus acutipinnis Regan [C. T.] 1908Synonym
acutirostris Squalus acutirostris Chu [Y.-T.], Meng [Q.-W.] & Li [S.] 1984Uncertain
adscensionis Squalus adscensionis Osbeck [P.] 1765Synonym
africana Squalus africana Myagkov [N. A.] & Kondyurin [V. V.] 1986Synonym
albicaudus Squalus albicaudus Viana [S. T. de F. L.], Carvalho [M. R. de] & Gomes [U. L.] 2016Valid
albifrons Squalus albifrons Last [P. R.], White [W. T.] & Stevens [J. D.] 2007Valid
albomaculatus Squalus albomaculatus Plucàr [E.] 1846Synonym
alopecias Squalus alopecias Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
altipinnis Squalus altipinnis Last [P. R.], White [W. T.] & Stevens [J. D.] 2007Valid
americanus Squalus americanus Gmelin [J. F.] 1789Synonym
americanus Squalus americanus Mitchill [S. L.] 1815Synonym
americanus Squalus americanus (Storer [D. H.] 1846)Synonym
anisodon Squalus anisodon Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
annulatus Squalus annulatus Nilsson [S.] 1832Synonym
antiquorum Squalus antiquorum Leach [W. E.] 1818Not available
appendiculatus Squalus appendiculatus Shaw [G.] in Shaw & Nodder 1806Synonym
arcticus Squalus arcticus Faber [F.] 1829Synonym
argus Squalus argus Bancroft [E. N.] 1830Not available
ascensionis Squalus ascensionis Osbeck [P.] in Lacepède 1798Not available
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