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brevirostris, Squalus Tanaka [S.] 1917:464, Pls. 129 (362-363), 130 (364) [Figures and descriptions of the fishes of Japan v. 26; ref. 14910] Tokyo fish market, probably from Shimonoseki, Japan. Holotype (unique): ZUMT 7630. •Questionably a synonym of Squalus megalops (Macleay 1881) -- (Compagno 1984:118 [ref. 6474]). •Valid as Squalus brevirostris Tanaka 1917 -- (Nakaya & Shirai in Masuda et al. 1984:10 [ref. 6441], Chen et al. 1997:6 [ref. 26476], Cheng & Zhou 1997:38 [ref. 26385], Compagno 1999:472 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:155 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:581 [ref. 25122], Shinohara et al. 2001:289 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:155 [ref. 26001], Duffy & Last 2007:36 [ref. 29127], White et al. 2007:107 [ref. 29133], Ebert et al. 2010:23 [ref. 30955], White & Iglésias 2011:2 [ref. 31482], Yamashita et al. 2012:127 [ref. 32408], Ebert et al. 2013:285 [ref. 33045], Shinohara et al. 2014:233 [ref. 33330], Weigmann 2016:67 [ref. 34211], Viana et al. 2016:4 [ref. 34525] dated 1912, Viana & Carvalho 2016:552 [ref. 34673], Viana et al. 2017:[3] [ref. 35249], Motomura et al. 2017:23 [ref. 35490]). Current status: Valid as Squalus brevirostris Tanaka 1917. Squalidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific: Japan to Philippines. Habitat: marine.