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suckleyi, Spinax (Acanthias) Girard [C. F.] 1855:196 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 7 (no. 6); ref. 18001] Hood Channel, Puget Sound, Washington, U.S.A., 47°22'N, 123°05'W, depth 30 meters over bottom of 55 meters. Neotype: CAS 227267. Syntypes lost. Neotype established in Ebert et al. 2010:28, 33 [ref. 30955]. Also spelled sucklii in early literature. •Synonym of Squalus acanthias Linnaeus 1758 -- (Compagno 1984:111 [ref. 6474], Lloris & Rucabado 1991:27 [ref. 22530], Sheiko & Fedorov 2000:15 [ref. 25650], White et al. 2007:113 [ref. 29134], Castro 2011:55 [ref. 31457]). •Valid as Squalus suckleyi (Girard 1855) -- (Ebert et al. 2010:28 [ref. 30955], Page et al. 2013:53 [ref. 32708] dated 1854, Ebert et al. 2013:2874 [ref. 33045] dated 1854, Parin et al. 2014:26 [ref. 33547], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:58 [ref. 34398], Mecklenburg & Steinke 2015:163 [ref. 34033], Dyldin 2015:57 [ref. 34524], Weigmann 2016:66, 68 [ref. 34211], Mecklenburg et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34440], Viana et al. 2016:4 [ref. 34525], Lee et al. 2016:493 [ref. 34692], Kells et al. 2016:74 [ref. 35888], Ebert et al. 2017:51 [ref. 35618], Dyldin & Orlov 2018:165 [ref. 35920], Ehemann et al. 2018:24 [ref. 36194], Mecklenburg et al. 2018:36 [ref. 36370]). Current status: Valid as Squalus suckleyi (Girard 1855). Squalidae. Distribution: North Pacific: Korea and Japan to Russia, Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands south to Baja California (Mexico). Habitat: marine.