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Taxon: Family Scyliorhinidae Gill, 1862 - cat sharks (fish)
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Types

TypeScyliorhinus (Genus) Blainville, 1816

Variants

Former spellingScylliorhinidae (Family) Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 60. [indirect]

Synonyms

Synonymous nameScylliidae (Family) Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 599.
IncludingGaleidae (Family) Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 61. [indirect]
IncludingPentanchidae (Family) Smith, 1912 Ref: J.S. Nelson, 2006: 61. [indirect]

Vernacular Names (Dutch)

Full namekathaaien
hondshaaien Ref: B. Grzimek (ed.), 1973-1975

Vernacular Names (English)

Full namecat sharks Ref: W.N. Eschmeyer, 1998: [2449].
catsharks Ref: L.J.V. Compagno et al., 1989
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