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Squalus melanurus


Squalus melanurus was originally described as Squalus melanurus by Fourmanoir in 1979. It belongs to the family Squalidae. It is commonly known as Blacktailed spurdog and is known Aiguillat à queue noire in France, Galludo cola negra in Spain, Blacktailed spurdog in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanurus
AuthorWI   Fourmanoir [P.]
AuthorNI   Fourmanoir
Qualification   ---
Year   1979
Status   Valid
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Squaliformes Squaliformes
Family   Squalidae
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Genus   Squalus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Squaliformes
Family   Squalidae
Genus   Squalus
Original Name   Squalus        
Taxon Name   melanurus
Original Combination   Squalus melanurus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Squalus melanurus
OriginalSubGenus   Squalus
Original Author   Fourmanoir
Original AuthorWI   Fourmanoir [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1979
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   New Caledonia.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN 1980-0460
Journal   Cah. Indo-Pacif.
Citation   v. 1 (no. 4)
Page   11
Illustrations   Fig.

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Squalus melanurus
Current Species melanurus
Current Genus Squalus
Current AuthorWI Fourmanoir [P.]
Current AuthorNI Fourmanoir
Current Year 1979
Current Family Squalidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Found on the insular slopes. Feeds on lanternfishes, boarfishes, barracudinas, and flatheads. Probably ovoviviparous. Defends themselves from their captors by whipping their bodies and long second dorsal spines.
Depth Range From 320 to 340 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Squalus melanurus  Fourmanoir 1979. Squalidae.
Name History   •Valid as Squalus melanurus Fourmanoir & Rivaton 1979 -- (Compagno 1984:120 [ref. 6474], Compagno & Niem 1998:1230 [ref. 23787], Compagno 1999:472 [ref. 25589], Baranes 2003:42 [ref. 27888], Last et al. 2007:23 [ref. 29126], Last et al. 2007:83 [ref. 29131], White et al. 2007:113 [ref. 29134], Fricke et al. 2011:346 [ref. 31242], Weigmann 2016:68 [ref. 34211], Viana et al. 2016:4 [ref. 34525], Viana & Carvalho 2018:159 [ref. 35959], Viana & Carvalho 2018:619 [ref. 36320]).

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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.] 1908Valid
acutirostris Squalus acutirostris Chu [Y.-T.], Meng [Q.-W.] & Li [S.] 1984Valid
adscensionis Squalus adscensionis Osbeck [P.] 1765Synonym
africana Squalus africana Myagkov [N. A.] & Kondyurin [V. V.] 1986Synonym
africanus Squalus africanus Gmelin [J. F.] 1789Synonym
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 Mitchill [S. L.] 1815Synonym
americanus Squalus americanus (Storer [D. H.] 1846)Synonym
americanus Squalus americanus Gmelin [J. F.] 1789Synonym
anisodon Squalus anisodon Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
annulatus Squalus annulatus Nilsson [S.] 1832Synonym
antiquorum Squalus antiquorum Leach [W. E.] 1818Synonym
appendiculatus Squalus appendiculatus Shaw [G.] in Shaw & Nodder 1806Synonym
arcticus Squalus arcticus Faber [F.] 1829Synonym
argus Squalus argus Bancroft [E. N.] 1830Synonym
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