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Species related to Somniosus microcephalus: [ 8 ] records


norvegianus, Squalus Blainville [H. de] 1825:61 [Faune Française; ou histoire naturelle Livr. 13 & 14; ref. 4991] Norway, northeastern Atlantic. No types known. Appeared first as Squalus (Acanthorhinus) norwegianus, name only in Blainville 1816:121 [ref. 306]. Not mentioned in Yano et al. 2004 [ref. 28078]. •Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Krefft & Tortonese 1973:47 [ref. 7165], Compagno 1984:103 [ref. 6474], Dyldin 2015:56 [ref. 34524]). Current status: Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Somniosidae. Habitat: marine.

borealis, Squalus Scoresby [W.] 1820:538, Pl. 15 (figs. 3-5) [An account of the Arctic regions v. 1; ref. 18713] Spitsbergen (Svalbard) Sea. Not mentioned in Yano et al. 2004 [ref. 28078]. •Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Krefft & Tortonese 1973:47 [ref. 7165], Compagno 1984:103 [ref. 6474], Castro 2011:124 [ref. 31457], Dyldin 2015:56 [ref. 34524]). Current status: Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Somniosidae. Habitat: marine.

glacialis, Scymnus Faber [F.] 1829:23 [Naturgeschichte der Fische Islands; ref. 13329] Iceland. Not mentioned in Yano et al. 2004 [ref. 28078]. •Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Compagno 1984:103 [ref. 6474], Dyldin 2015:56 [ref. 34524]). Current status: Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Somniosidae. Habitat: marine.

micropterus, Scymnus Valenciennes [A.] 1832:458, 465, Pl. 20 [Nouvelles Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle (Paris) v. 1; ref. 17864] Arctic Ocean. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-9857 (1, dry) Seine estuary, A-9876 (1, jaw) Cap Nord. Type catalog: Bertin 1939:76-77 [ref. 20739] with MNHN 9857 as holotype. Not mentioned in Yano et al. 2004 [ref. 28078]. •Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Krefft & Tortonese 1973:47 [ref. 7165], Compagno 1984:103 [ref. 6474], Dyldin 2015:56 [ref. 34524]). Current status: Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Somniosidae. Habitat: marine.

echinatum, Leiodon Wood [W.] 1846:174 [Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History v. 2 (1845-1848); ref. 4760] About 80 miles east of Portland, Maine, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown (stuffed). Not mentioned in Yano et al. 2004 [ref. 28078]. •Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Compagno 1984:103 [ref. 6474], Dyldin 2015:56 [ref. 34524]). Current status: Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Somniosidae. Habitat: marine.

brevipinna, Somniosus Lesueur [C. A.] 1818:222, Pl. 8 [Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia v. 1 (pt 2); ref. 2735] Off Marblehead, Massachusetts, U.S.A. No types known. Not mentioned in Yano et al. 2004 [ref. 28078]. •Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Krefft & Tortonese 1973:47 [ref. 7165], Compagno 1984:103 [ref. 6474], Castro 2011:124 [ref. 31457], Dyldin 2015:56 [ref. 34524]). Current status: Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Somniosidae. Habitat: marine.

microcephalus, Squalus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:135 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Arctic Ocean. No types known. Type catalog: Paepke & Schmidt 1988:161 [ref. 21041]. •Valid as Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Krefft & Tortonese 1973:46 [ref. 7165], McEachran & Branstetter in Whitehead et al. 1984:143 [ref. 13675], Compagno 1984:103 [ref. 6474], Bass et al. 1986:60 [ref. 5636], Robins & Ray 1986:33 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:33 [ref. 25518], Paulin et al. 1989:15 [ref. 24556], McAllister 1990:33 [ref. 14674], Compagno 1990:84 [ref. 21678], Miller 1993:473 [ref. 21297], Yano in Okamura et al. 1995:52 [ref. 22531], Díaz de Astarloa et al. 1999:303 [ref. 24050], Compagno 1999:474 [ref. 25589], Burgess in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:52 [ref. 26158], Moore et al. 2003:169 [ref. 27076], Kiraly et al. 2003:7 [ref. 28226], Nelson et al. 2004:50 [ref. 27807], Yano et al. 2004:369 [ref. 28078], Benz et al. 2007:346 [ref. 29289], Fricke 2007:26 [ref. 30577], George 2009:56 [ref. 30539], Møller et al. 2010:15 [ref. 31169], Castro 2011:124 [ref. 31457], Page et al. 2013:53 [ref. 32708], Dolgov 2013:915 [ref. 33112], Parin et al. 2014:27 [ref. 33547], Dyldin 2015:56 [ref. 34524], Afonso et al. 2016:11, 280 [ref. 36199], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:140 [ref. 34398], Mecklenburg et al. 2016:16 [ref. 34440], Weigmann 2016:65 [ref. 34211], Biscoito et al. 2018:474 [ref. 37562], Ehemann et al. 2018:24 [ref. 36194], Mecklenburg et al. 2018:29 [ref. 36370], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:109 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:34 [ref. 37250], Hsu et al. 2020:8 [ref. 37776]). Current status: Valid as Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Somniosidae. Distribution: Arctic Ocean; western Baltic Sea; North Sea; northwestern Atlantic; northeastern Atlantic: British Isles south to Canary Islands. Habitat: marine.

gunneri, Scymnus Thienemann [F. A. L.] 1828:409 [Lehrbuch der Zoologie v. 3; ref. 4990] No types known. Not mentioned in Yano et al. 2004 [ref. 28078]. •Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Compagno 1984:103 [ref. 6474], Dyldin 2015:56 [ref. 34524]). Current status: Synonym of Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Somniosidae. Habitat: marine.