Notorynchus cepedianus Peron 1807 (cow shark)

Chondrichthyes - Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae

Alternative combination: Squalus cepedianus

Synonyms: Heptranchias plectrodon Cope 1867, Notidanus plectrodon Cope 1867

Belongs to Notorynchus according to A. K. Hastings and A. C. Dooley 2017

See also Cope 1868, Hay 1902 and Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxon: Notorynchus maculatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Notorynchus cepedianus in the database

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