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species

Elfin Shark
Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan, 1898

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Lamniformes - mackerel sharks »  family Mitsukurinidae - goblin sharks »  genus Mitsukurina

Scientific synonyms

Scapanorhynchus owstoni (Jordan, 1898)
Scapanorhynchus dofleini Engelhardt, 1912
Scapanorhynchus jordani Hussakof, 1909
Scapanorhynchus mitsukurii White, 1937
Odontaspis nasutus Bragança, 1904

Other names

= Goblin Shark

Least Concern

Related glossary terms

living fossil

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5910]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/16538]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan, 1898]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [44565]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan, 1898]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [b1b5f1e3-1efa-4d18-b8f7-d26731b964cc]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan, 1898]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan, 1898]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013

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