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Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Squalus; Species: acanthias; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Genus name from Latin 'squalus' meaning shark (Ref. 6885, 27436). Latin, squalidus = pale, weak (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Genus name from the Latin 'squalus' meaning shark; species name from the Greek 'akanthias' referring to the spines (Ref. 6885, 27436).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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