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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus megalops (MacLeay, 1881) 
AphiaID: 105925

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthias megalops MacLeay, 1881
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualis megalops (MacLeay, 1881) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus acutipinnis Regan, 1908
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus probatovi Myagkov & Kondyurin, 1986
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshortnose spurdog  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKurznasen-Dornhai  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortrumpasnukis dygliaryklis  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorköpekbalığı  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула колюча коротконоса  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMtwapa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUngama Bay [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudactylina vilelai Nuñes-Ruivo, 1956 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocharopinus bicaudatus (Krøyer, 1837) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissopus dentatus Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrebius caudatus Krøyer, 1838 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemoleus latus Shiino, 1954 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus longispinosus Wilson C.B., 1908 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissopus oblongus (Wilson C.B., 1908) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharopinus bicaudatus (Krøyer, 1837) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAchtheinus oblongus Wilson C.B., 1908 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (43 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (18 publications) 
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 (13 nucleotides; 12 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 PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found on the outer continental shelves and upper slopes. Forms large schools. Feeds on bony fishes inlcuding lanternfishes, star-eaters (@Astronesthes@), snake and conger eels, scorpion fishes, shrimps, cephalopods and other sharks. Ovoviviparous, with 2 to 4 young in a litter. Some sexual segregation occurs, on the east coast of South Africa, with breeding females staying more southerly in distribution. Utilized for human consumption. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105925
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. (2013). Squalus megalops (Macleay, 1881). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2013) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105925 on 2014-04-16
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