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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualidae de Blainville, 1816 
AphiaID: 105716

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSelachii (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSqualomorphi (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualiformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordogfish sharks  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpigghåfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpigghåfamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpigghajar  [details]
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taxa (6)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhigaleus Tanaka, 1912
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus Linnaeus, 1758

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthias Risso, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlakeus Whitley, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaenopogon Herre, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhigaleus Tanaka, 1912
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. No lateral teeth or barbels. Dorsal fin with or without spines. The 5 gill openings anterior to pectoral fin. Maximum length at 6.3 m, reported for Somniosus microcephalus. This family includes the smallest sharks in the world.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105716
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2015-04-17 08:48:21Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2015). Squalidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105716 on 2015-08-29
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