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squatina, Squalus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:233 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Mediterranean Sea and northeastern Atlantic [original: "In Oceano Europæo"]; localities include Cornwall, England; Bordeaux, France, Bay of Biscay; Marseille, France; Genoa and Rome, Italy; Lesbos Island, Greece; Syria, Mediterranean Sea. Possible syntypes: ZMUU Linn. coll. 161 (1, dry) and NRM 87 (1). Type catalog: Lönnberg 1896:38 [ref. 23530]. Originally based at least 31 pre-Linnaean sources including Artedi 1738:67 [ref. 30578] and Artedi 1738:95 [ref. 30349] as Squalus pinna ani carens, ore in apice capitis; Rondelet 1554:367 [ref. 30354] as Squatina, Salviani 1558:152, Pl. (p. 151) [ref. 30229] as Squatina, Willughby 1686:79 [ref. 30164] and Ray 1713:26 [ref. 30231] as Squatina. •Valid as Squatina squatina (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Krefft 1973:49 [ref. 7166], Compagno 1984:150 [ref. 6474], Roux in Whitehead et al. 1984:150 [ref. 13675], Dor 1984:12 [ref. 29757], Springer 1990:77 [ref. 19315], Goren & Dor 1994:4 [ref. 25356], Compagno 1999:475 [ref. 25589], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:19 [ref. 26753], Fricke 2007:25 [ref. 30577], Fricke et al. 2007:17 [ref. 29533], Vasil'eva 2007:19 [ref. 30517], George 2009:56 [ref. 30539], Golani & Bogorodsky 2010:57 [ref. 35264], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:11 [ref. 36649], Parin et al. 2014:28 [ref. 33547], Dyldin 2015:58 [ref. 34524], Weigmann 2016:71 [ref. 34211], Acero P. et al. 2016:583 [ref. 34531], Compagno 2016:1218 [ref. 34544]). Current status: Valid as Squatina squatina (Linnaeus 1758). Squatinidae. Distribution: Western Baltic Sea, North Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, eastern Atlantic: Norway south to Canary Islands and Western Sahara. Habitat: marine.