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aculeata, Squatina Cuvier [G.] (ex Duméril) 1829:394 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Off Marseille, France, western Mediterranean Sea. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-1218. Type catalog: Bertin 1939:77 [ref. 20739] but dated to Duméril 1865. Available from footnote as, "Squat. aculaeta, Dumer., de la Méditerranée, une ranagée de fortes épines le long du dos." •Valid as Squatina aculeata Cuvier 1829 -- (Krefft 1973:49 [ref. 7166], Compagno 1984:140 [ref. 6474], Roux in Whitehead et al. 1984:148 [ref. 13675], Springer 1990:77 [ref. 19315], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:85 [ref. 25472], Golani 1996:20 [ref. 22271], Compagno 1999:475 [ref. 25589], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:18 [ref. 26753], Golani 2005:12 [ref. 37112], Fricke et al. 2007:16 [ref. 29533], Last & White 2008:2 [ref. 29746], Weigmann 2016:69 [ref. 34211], Acero P. et al. 2016:583 [ref. 34531], Carneiro et al. 2019:39 [ref. 37250], Compagno 2016:1212 [ref. 34544] with author as Duméril in Cuvier, Almeida & Biscoito 2019:116 [ref. 37302], Giovos et al. 2019:4 [ref. 37099], Bariche & Fricke 2020:29 [ref. 37515]). Current status: Valid as Squatina aculeata Cuvier 1829. Squatinidae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea; eastern Atlantic: southern Portugal south to Namibia, including Selvagens Islands (Portugal). Habitat: marine.