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Species in the family or subfamily Mitsukurinidae: [ 5 ] records


dofleini, Scapanorhynchus Engelhardt [R.] 1912:644 [Zoologischer Anzeiger v. 39 (nos 21/22); ref. 17459] Mayegawa, Sagami Bay, Japan. Holotype (unique): ZSM [old collection] destroyed in WWII. Type catalog: Neumann 2006:277 [ref. 28925]. •Synonym of Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan 1898 -- (Compagno 1984:223 [ref. 6474], Shinohara et al. 2001:288 [ref. 25995], Compagno 2001:69 [ref. 26323], Castro 2011:202 [ref. 31457]). Current status: Synonym of Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan 1898. Mitsukurinidae. Habitat: marine.

jordani, Scapanorhynchus Hussakof [L.] 1909:257, Figs. 1b, 2c&c'; Pl. 44 [Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 26 (art. 19); ref. 14379] Japan. Syntypes: AMNH 00004SW (jaws, model on display at AMNH), 48867 (1). •Synonym of Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan 1898 -- (Compagno 1984:223 [ref. 6474], Compagno 2001:69 [ref. 26323], Castro 2011:202 [ref. 31457]). Current status: Synonym of Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan 1898. Mitsukurinidae. Habitat: marine.

mitsukurii, Scapanorhynchus White [E. G.] 1937:29 [Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 74 (art. 2); ref. 26324] Nor available, no distinguishing features; apparently a mistake for Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan 1898 as used by White elsewhere in the reference. •In the synonymy of Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan 1898 -- (Compagno 2001:69 [ref. 26323]). Nomen Nudum. Current status: Synonym of Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan 1898. Mitsukurinidae.

nasutus, Odontaspis Bragança [C. de] 1904:49, Pl. 1 (figs. 1-1c) [Resultados das investigações scientificas feitas a bordo do Yacht "Amelia." v. 2; ref. 15118] Mar de Sezimbra, Portugal, depth 603 meters. No types known. •Synonym of Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan 1898 -- (Springer 1973:12 [ref. 7162], Compagno 1984:223 [ref. 6474], Springer 1990:84 [ref. 19319], Compagno 2001:69 [ref. 26323], Castro 2011:202 [ref. 31457], Compagno 2016:1227 [ref. 34544]). Current status: Synonym of Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan 1898. Mitsukurinidae. Habitat: marine.

owstoni, Mitsukurina Jordan [D. S.] 1898:200, Pls. 11-12 [Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 3) Zoology, v. 1 (no. 6); ref. 2396] Misaki, Sagami Sea, near Yokohama, Japan, Western North Pacific. Holotype (unique): ZUMT (lost). •Valid as Scapanorhynchus owstoni (Jordan 1898) -- (Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:220 [ref. 36138]). •Valid as Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan 1898 -- (Springer 1973:12 [ref. 7162], Uyeno & Sasaki in Uyeno et al. 1983:48 [ref. 14275], Quéro in Whitehead et al. 1984:82 [ref. 13675], Compagno 1984:223 [ref. 6474], Nakaya & Shirai in Masuda et al. 1984:7 [ref. 6441], Stevens & Paxton 1985 [ref. 13799], Bass & Compagno 1986:103 [ref. 5637], Paxton et al. 1989:65 [ref. 12442], Paulin et al. 1989:19 [ref. 24556], Springer 1990:84 [ref. 19319], Compagno et al. 1991:73 [ref. 21083], Cervigón 1992:181 [ref. 23827], Last & Stevens 1994:148 [ref. 23873], Compagno 1999:477 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:122 [ref. 25086], Compagno 2001:69 [ref. 26323], Soto 2001:98 [ref. 26637], Nakabo 2002:122 [ref. 26001], Compagno 2003:425 [ref. 26984], Gadig & Gomes in Menezes et al. 2003:25 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:51 [ref. 27807], Love et al. 2005:4 [ref. 37547], Mundy 2005:95 [ref. 28379], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:15 [ref. 28815], Hoese & Gates 2006:67 [ref. 28997], White 2008:36 [ref. 30617], Prokofiev & Kukuev 2009:215 [ref. 30172], Castro 2011:202 [ref. 31457], Page et al. 2013:49 [ref. 32708], Ebert et al. 2013:306 [ref. 33045], Shinohara et al. 2014:231 [ref. 33330], Duffy & Stewart 2015:61 [ref. 34216], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:140 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:15 [ref. 34211], Compagno 2016:1227 [ref. 34544], Kells et al. 2016:62 [ref. 35888], Ebert et al. 2017:52 [ref. 35618], Biscoito et al. 2018:464 [ref. 37562], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:54 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:17 [ref. 37250], Miyazaki et al. 2019:122 [ref. 37957], Stone & Shimada 2019:633 [ref. 37195], Iqbal et al. 2020:120 [ref. 37468], Ebert et al. 2021:39 [ref. 38234]). Current status: Valid as Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan 1898. Mitsukurinidae. Distribution: Nearly circumglobal in tropical and temperate seas. Habitat: marine.