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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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canaliculata, Pristis Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:351 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] No locality stated (localities include Marseille, France; Italy; Lesbos Island, Greece; Syria, Mediterranean Sea; Brazil, southwestern Atlantic). Based on Latham 1794, Pl. 26 (fig. 1), which is Pristis antiquorum Latham 1794. Unnecessary replacement name for Squalus pristis Linnaeus 1758. •Synonym of Pristis pristis (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Krefft & Stehmann 1973:51 [ref. 7167] as caniculata, Carvalho & McEachran in Reis et al. 2003:19 [ref. 27061], Faria et al. 2012:11 [ref. 32356], Jones et al. 2020:284 [ref. 37610]). Replacement Name. Current status: Synonym of Pristis pristis (Linnaeus 1758). Pristidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

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