Squalus japonicus

Straube, Nicolas, White, William T., Ho, Hsuan-Ching, Rochel, Elisabeth, Corrigan, Shannon, Li, Chenhong & Naylor, Gavin J. P., 2013, A DNA sequence-based identification checklist for Taiwanese chondrichthyans, Zootaxa 3752 (1), pp. 256-278: 264-265

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Squalus japonicus


Squalus japonicus   Ishikawa, 1908

Type locality: Sagami Bay via Tokyo market; Kagoshima, Japan.

The three Taiwanese samples of S. japonicus   included in this analysis form a single cluster together with three other Taiwan samples of this species ( Figure 4). This clade was sister to the S. nasutus   clade comprising samples from off Western Australia.