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Squalus bucephalus  Last, Séret and Pogonoski, 2007
Taxonomic Serial No.: 846105

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): aiguillat à grosse tête [French]
    bighead spurdog [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  
                               OrderSqualiformes Compagno, 1973 – dogfish sharks  
                                  FamilySqualidae Blainville, 1816 – chiens de mer, cazones aguijones, dogfish sharks, spiny dogfishes  
                                     GenusSqualus Linnaeus, 1758 – spiny dogfish, spurdogs  
                                        SpeciesSqualus bucephalus Last, Séret and Pogonoski, 2007 – aiguillat à grosse tête, bighead spurdog  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 12-Jan-2012, website (version 12-Jan-12)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Reference for: Squalus bucephalus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Last, Peter R., Bernard Séret, and John J. Pogonoski/P.R. Last, W.T. White, and J.J. Pogonoski, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Part 3. Squalus bucephalus sp. nov., a new short-snout spurdog from New Caledonia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Descriptions of New Dogfishes of the Genus Squalus (Squaloidea: Squalidae) CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper No. 014   
  Page(s): 23-29   
  Publisher: CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research   
  Publication Place: Hobart, Australia   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-921232-40-4   
  Notes: PDF ISBN is 1-921232-41-2. Available online at   
  Reference for: original description, aiguillat à grosse tête [French], bighead spurdog [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Indo-West Pacific  






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