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Oxynotus shubnikovi Myagkov, 1986
Ambiguous synonym for Oxynotus centrina (Linnaeus, 1758)

  Original name  
  Check ECoF  
  Current accepted name  
Ambiguous synonym
  Status details  
questionable, original combination
  Status ref.  
In Gubanov et al. This appears to be the new name given to specimens from southern Africa which were previously referred to as O. centrina. Probably same as O. centrina (Compagno 1999, pers. comm.).
  Etymology of generic noun  
  from ETYFish
oxys (Gr.), sharp; notos (Gr.), back, referring to its keeled back (“dorso carenato”). (See ETYFish)
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS

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Scharpf, C. The ETYFish Project, Fish Name Etymology Database.
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