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Mitsukurina

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subclass  Elasmobranchii
Order  Lamniformes
Scientific name  Mitsukurina
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Chordata
Superorder  Selachimorpha
Family  Mitsukurinidae
Higher classification  Mitsukurinidae
Similar  Goblin shark, Shark, Mitsukurinidae, Lamniformes, Chondrichthyes

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Mitsukurina is a genus of mackerel shark in the family Mitsukurinidae. It contains one extant species, the goblin shark (M. owstoni) and more extinct species. The genus was described by American ichthyologist David Starr Jordan in 1898.

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Species

  • Mitsukurina lineata (Probst, 1879)
  • Mitsukurina maslinensis (Pledge, 1967)
  • Mitsukurina owstoni Jordan, 1898 (Goblin shark)
  • References

    Mitsukurina Wikipedia


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