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griffini, Squalus Phillipps [W. J.] 1931:360 [New Zealand Journal of Zoology, J. Sci. Tech. v. 12 (no. 6); ref. 16325] Hauraki Gulf, North Island, New Zealand. Syntypes: NMNZ P.662 (described specimen). Type catalog: Hardy 1990:6 [ref. 18942]. Two specimens, but the one described mentioned as typical, which is technically not sufficient to establish a holotype. •Questionably a synonym of Squalus mitsukurii Jordan & Snyder 1903 -- (Compagno 1984:121 [ref. 6474]). •Valid as Squalus griffini Phillipps 1931 -- (Duffy & Last 2007:31 [ref. 29127], Duffy & Last 2007:92 [ref. 29132] with a holotype, White et al. 2007:107 [ref. 29133], White et al. 2007:114 [ref. 29134], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:106 [ref. 36167], Duffy & Last 2015:129 [ref. 34221], Weigmann 2016:67 [ref. 34211], Viana et al. 2016:4 [ref. 34525], Viana et al. 2017:21 [ref. 35600], Viana & Carvalho 2018:174 [ref. 35959], Viana & Carvalho 2018:619 [ref. 36320]). Current status: Valid as Squalus griffini Phillipps 1931. Squalidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: New Zealand and Kermadec Islands. Habitat: marine.