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boa, Scylliorhinus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896:17 [Special Bulletin U. S. National Museum No. 2; ref. 1848] Off Barbados, West Indies, depth 200 fathoms. Holotype (unique): MCZ 1335-S. Correct spelling of original genus is Scyliorhinus. Proposed conditionally, but treated as available. •Valid as Scyliorhinus boa Goode & Bean 1896 -- (Uyeno & Sasaki in Uyeno et al. 1983:51 [ref. 14275], Compagno 1984:357 [ref. 6846], Cervigón 1992:185 [ref. 23827], Cervigón & Alcalá 1999:94 [ref. 24490], Compagno 1999:480 [ref. 25589], Compagno 2003:454 [ref. 26984], Kiraly et al. 2003:15 [ref. 28226], Castro 2011:336 [ref. 31457], Lins Oliveira et al. 2015:31 [ref. 37485], Soares et al. 2015:358 [ref. 33716], Soares et al. 2016:532 [ref. 34158], Weigmann 2016:43 [ref. 34211], Ehemann et al. 2019:[3] [ref. 36861], Soares & Carvalho 2019:8 [ref. 36701], Soares & Carvalho 2020:379 [ref. 37593]). Current status: Valid as Scyliorhinus boa Goode & Bean 1896. Scyliorhinidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Bahamas south to Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil), including Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.