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higmani, Mustelus Springer [S.] & Lowe [R. H.] 1963:245, Fig. 1 [Copeia 1963 (no. 2); ref. 5328] Northeast of Parimaribo, Suriname, Coquette station 155, depth 12 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 156930. Paratypes or possible paratypes: USNM 187693 (1), 187695 (1), 187697-98 (4, 2), 187720-21 (13, 4), 187723 (6), 187938 (3), 196546 (4), 221724 (1). Type catalog: Howe & Springer 1993:7-8 [ref. 21812] with USNM paratypes surmised from collection information. •Valid as Mustelus higmani Springer & Lowe 1963 -- (Uyeno & Sasaki in Uyeno et al. 1983:58 [ref. 14275], Compagno 1984:412 [ref. 6846], Cervigón 1992:191 [ref. 23827], Aguilera 1998:45 [ref. 24221], Cervigón & Alcalá 1999:112 [ref. 24490], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:51 [ref. 24550], Compagno 1999:482 [ref. 25589], Soto 2001:64, 71 [ref. 26637], Compagno 2003:462 [ref. 26984], Gadig & Gomes in Menezes et al. 2003:22 [ref. 27192], Kiraly et al. 2003:18 [ref. 28226], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:42 [ref. 27705], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:14 [ref. 28815], Cubelio et al. 2011:29 [ref. 31250], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:86 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:48 [ref. 34211], Ehemann et al. 2018:23 [ref. 36194], Ehemann et al. 2019:[3] [ref. 36861]). Current status: Valid as Mustelus higmani Springer & Lowe 1963. Triakidae: Triakinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic (including Caribbean Sea). Habitat: marine.