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Scyliorhinus stellaris  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160067

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Squalus stellaris Linnaeus, 1758
  Common Name(s): nursehound [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                               OrderCarcharhiniformes  – ground sharks  
                                  FamilyScyliorhinidae Gill, 1862 – roussettes, pejegatos, cat sharks, catsharks  
                                     GenusScyliorhinus Blainville, 1816 – spotted cat sharks  
                                        SpeciesScyliorhinus stellaris (Linnaeus, 1758) – nursehound  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: F. A. O., database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Scyliorhinus stellaris   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Scyliorhinus stellaris   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V.  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sharks of the World: An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 4, pt. 2   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  Reference for: Scyliorhinus stellaris   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Scyliorhinus stellaris   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  






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