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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 105923

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) > Unreviewed: has not been 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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSqualiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus acanthias (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthias americanus Storer, 1846
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthias antiguorum (Leach, 1818)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthias commun Navarrete, 1898
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthias lebruni Vaillant, 1888
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthias linnei Malm, 1877
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthias vulgaris Risso, 1827 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpinax mediterraneus Gistel, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus acanthias acanthias Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus acanthias africana Myagkov & Kondyurin, 1986
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus acanthis Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus achantias Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus antiquorum Leach, 1818
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus barbouri Howell Rivero, 1936
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus canis Forster, 1777
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus fernandinus Molina, 1782
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus kirki Phillipps, 1931
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus tasmaniensis Howell Rivero, 1936
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus wakiyae Tanaka, 1918
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus whitleyi Phillipps, 1931
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100
page(s): 233 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshkaqen gjëmbor  [details]
Breton Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspinekUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorc'hi  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpighaj  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordoornhaai  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspurdogUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspiny dogfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpiked dogfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpicky dogUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpicked dog-fish [from synonym]  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchien dardUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoraiquillatUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoraiguillat communUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoraiguillat [from synonym]  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgemeiner DornhaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDornhai  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorקוצן נקוד  [details]
Icelandic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorháfur  [details]
Irish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfiógach  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspinarolo  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpaprastasis dygliaryklis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΚεντρόνι  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpigghå  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpigghå  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpigghå  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkoleń pospolity  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgalhudo  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcâine de mare  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула катран  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcu-maire  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormielgaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgalludosUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcazón espinoso comúnUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoragulat  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpigghajUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormahmuzlu camgözUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormahmuzlu camgoz  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorморський собакаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКатран звичайнийUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКатранUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула катран  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorci pigog  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus acanthias acanthias Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus acanthias africana Myagkov & Kondyurin, 1986 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaltic sea [details]
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Columbia [details]
Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCoastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [details]
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIJsselmeer [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOosterschelde [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWesterschelde [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeeschelde (doubtful[details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Pacific part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 67 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Pacific [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus coryphaenae Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus curtus O. F. Müller, 1785 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudactylina acanthii Scott A., 1901 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudactylina acuta Van Beneden, 1853 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudactylina vilelai Nuñes-Ruivo, 1956 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharopinus dalmanni (Retzius, 1829) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocharopinus bicaudatus (Krøyer, 1837) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchthrogaleus coleoptratus (Guérin-Méneville, 1837) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus bicolor Leach, 1816 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrebius caudatus Krøyer, 1838 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus euthynnus Kurian, 1961 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCecrops achantiivulgaris Hesse, 1883 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemoleus latus Shiino, 1954 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudactylina valei Nuñes-Ruivo, 1956 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria acanthiaevulgaris Hesse, 1878 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeopoda obesa Krøyer, 1837 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissopus oblongus (Wilson C.B., 1908) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharopinus bicaudatus (Krøyer, 1837) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAchtheinus dentatus Wilson C.B., 1911 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAchtheinus oblongus Wilson C.B., 1908 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAchtheinus pinguis Wilson C.B., 1912 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNogagus ambiguus T. Scott, 1907 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNogagus latus T. Scott, 1907 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus elongatus Heegaard, 1943 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (250 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (607 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (33035 nucleotides; 519 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Opportunistic feeder, but primarily small fishes such as herrring, capelin and cod [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Greenland to Argentina [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Frequents coastal and inshore waters, found at temperatures of 6-15 C. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Scientific- North America- univerisity laboratory dissection specimen, nuisance to fishing industry; Europe-widely used as food [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Young vulnerable to predaceous bony fishes and sharks. Adults prey to large predacious bony fishes and to marine mammals. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Ovoviviparous, gestation period of 22 months, birth occurs during winter in offshore waters [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105923
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105923 on 2014-11-28
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