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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Latin, squatina, -ae = a kind of shark (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Named for the Ministerio de Agricultura y Pesca, AlimentaciĆ³n y Medio Ambiente, MAPAMA, which is the Spanish governmental organization that operates the R/V Miguel Oliver that facilitated the capture of this angelshark, and other new species of deepwater fishes on both sides of the Central American isthmus.
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References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS