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Jordan, D. S.  1898 (18 Jan.) [ref. 2396] See ref. at BHL
Description of a species of fish (Mitsukurina owstoni) from Japan, the type of a distinct family of lamnoid sharks. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 3) Zoology, v. 1 (no. 6): 199-204, Pls. 11-12. [Also reprinted as Contrib. Biol. Hopkins Seaside Lab. No. 15:199-204, Pls. 11-12 in which publication date of January 18, 1898 was given in a prefatory note. Signature date of 15 January but not publication date.]