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quagga, Scyllium Alcock [A. W.] 1899:17 [A descriptive catalogue of the Indian deep-sea fishes in the Indian Museum; ref. 5114] Laccadive Sea, off Malabar coast, 8°23'N, 76°28'E, Investigator station 258, depth l02 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ZSI F751/1. Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:95 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:32 [ref. 22148]. Figured in Alcock 1900: Pl. 27 (figs. 1, 1a) [ref. 20536]. •Valid as Halaelurus quagga (Alcock 1899) -- (Compagno 1984:331 [ref. 6846], Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:222 [ref. 36138], Compagno 1999:480 [ref. 25589], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S91 [ref. 27377], White et al. 2007:19 [ref. 29295], Akhilesh et al. 2011:40, 42 [ref. 31200], Weigmann 2016:40 [ref. 34211]). Current status: Valid as Halaelurus quagga (Alcock 1899). Pentanchidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Somalia and India. Habitat: marine.