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antillensis, Galeus arae Springer [S.] 1979:55, Figs. 28c, 31-32 [NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Technical Report NMFS (National Marine Fisheries Service) Circular No. 422; ref. 4175] Off St. Christopher Island [St. Kitts Island], Leeward Islands, West Indies, 17°41'N, 62°50'30"W, Oregon station 6695, depth 300-320 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 214178 [ex USNM 214177]. Paratypes: USNM 214177 [from Oregon station 6695] (4). Additional material or paratypes (whereabouts unknown); Oregon station 5417 (2), 5427 (1), 6701 (3), 6721 (1), 6722 (2), 10207 (3), 10842 (5) 10843 (4); Silver Bay 5181 (2). Type catalog: Howe & Springer 1993:4 [ref. 21812]. •Synonym of Galeus arae (Nichols 1927) -- (Compagno 1984:308 [ref. 6846]). •Synonym of Galeus arae (Nichols 1927), but a valid subspecies as described -- (Konstantinou & Cozzi 1998:151 [ref. 23301]). •Valid as Galeus antillensis Springer 1979 -- (Soto 2001:18 [ref. 26632], Compagno 2003:451 [ref. 26984], Kiraly et al. 2003:15 [ref. 28226], Weigmann 2016:38 [ref. 34211]). Current status: Valid as Galeus antillensis Springer 1979. Pentanchidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.