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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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caudatus, Alopias Phillipps [W. J.] 1932:226, Fig. 1 [The New Zealand Journal of Science and Technology v. 13 (no. 4); ref. 16393] Westernport, Victoria, Australia. Holotype: NMV 58434 (mounted specimen). Paratypes: NMNZ (1, photograph). This species is based on an Australian Alopias specimen described and figured by McCoy [Proc. Zool. Vic., pl. 88], and on a photograph of a New Zealand specimen. •Synonym of Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre 1788) -- (Compagno 1984:232 [ref. 6474], Gomon et al. 1994:146 [ref. 22532], Last & Stevens 1994:158 [ref. 23873], Compagno 2001:86 [ref. 26323], Hoese & Gates 2006:73 [ref. 28997], Dyldin 2015:47 [ref. 34524]). Current status: Synonym of Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre 1788). Alopiidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

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