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Prionace mackiei Phillipps, 1935
Synonym for Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)

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  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
junior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
Spelling from Eschmeyer, pers. comm.
  Etymology of generic noun  
  from ETYFish
prion (Gr.), saw; akis (Gr.), point or barb, referring to serrated (saw-like) cusps on teeth of upper jaw. (See ETYFish)
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References using the name as accepted
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