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Mitsukurinidae (goblin sharks)

Synonyms: Scapanorhynchidae

Wikipedia Abstract

Mitsukurinidae is a family of sharks with one living genus, Mitsukurina, and five fossil genera: Anomotodon, Protoscapanorhynchus, Pseudoscapanorhynchus and Scapanorhynchus, Woellsteinia though some taxonomists consider Scapanorhynchus to be a synonym of Mitsukurina. The only known living species is the goblin shark, Mitsukurina owstoni.
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Anomotodon (5)
Mitsukurina (Goblin shark) (2)
Scapanorhynchus (11)
Woellsteinia (1)

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External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0