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Appendix 2

List of comparative Recent material

This list comprises both fresh, complete specimens as well as published illustrations of chondrocrania of both Pristiophorus and Squatina, all examined for the present study.

Squatina Duméril, 1806

Squatina sp.

Illustrations: de Carvalho et al. (2012: Fig. 1); Gegenbaur (1872: Pl. 5, Fig. 6; Pl. 11, Fig. 2; Pl. 12, Fig. 4), reillustrated by Hubrecht (1876: Pl. 5, Figs 10-13; non Molin, 1860, as erroneously stated by de Carvalho et al., 2008); Sauvage and D’Herculais (1885: Figs 22-23, 208-209).

Squatina aculeata Cuvier, 1829

Illustration: Capapé and Roux (1980: Fig. 1B).

Squatina africana Regan, 1908

Fresh material: 2 specimens, ERB 0968 (= KZNSB-DUR 12073), male, 810 mm TL; ERB 0971 (= KZNSB-DUR 12074), male, 820 mm TL, both 6 August 2012, caught in protective gill nets off Durban, South Africa, southwest Indian Ocean.

Squatina argentina (Marini, 1930)

Illustrations: de Carvalho et al. (2012: Figs 2B, 3B, 4B, 6B); Vaz and de Carvalho (2013: Figs 43AD, 44C).

Squatina australis Regan, 1906b

Fresh material: 1 specimen, ERB 0514, male, 865 mm TL, April 2010, caught 18 miles off Bunbury, Western Australia, southeast Indian Ocean.

Squatina californica Ayres, 1859

Illustrations: Compagno (1973: Fig. 2E), redrawn by Cappetta (1987: Fig. 3D); de Carvalho et al. (2008: Fig. 4A-B).

Squatina dumeril Lesueur, 1818

Fresh material: 1 specimen, ERB 1026, female, 715 mm TL, 17 March 2013, co-ordinates 37°23,9’N, 74°28,8’W (begin haul), 37°23,1’N, 74°28,3’W (end haul), northwest Atlantic Ocean.

Illustrations: Claeson and Hilger (2011: Fig. 3B-C).

Squatina guggenheim Marini, 1936

Fresh: 4 specimens, ERB 0831, male, 830 mm TL; ERB 0853, female, 880 mm TL, both 16 April 2010; ERB 0881 (= IRScNB 24604), female, 820 mm TL; ERB 899 (= IRScNB 24603), female, 840 mm TL, both 16 March 2010, all caught off Rocha Department, Uruguay, southwestern Atlantic Ocean.

Illustrations: de Carvalho et al. (2012: Figs 2A, 3A, 4A, 5, 6A); Vaz and de Carvalho (2013: 42A-D, 44B).

Squatina japonica Bleeker, 1858

Illustrations: Shirai (1992b: Pl. 13, Figs A-C; Pl. 21, Fig. C); Qingwen et al. (1986: Fig. 9D).

Squatina nebulosa Regan, 1906b

Illustrations: Shirai (1992a: Fig. 2C-D).

Squatina occulta Vooren and da Silva, 1991

Illustrations: de Carvalho et al. (2012: Figs 2C, 3C, 4C, 6C); Vaz and de Carvalho (2013: Figs 41A-D, 44A).

Squatina oculata Bonaparte, 1840

Illustration: Hamdy (1960: Fig. 1.2); Capapé and Roux (1980: Fig. 1C).

Squatina squatina (Linnaeus, 1758), type species

Fresh material: 1 specimen, ERB 1029, male, 1395 mm TL, 16 January 2012, co-ordinates 50°55’N, 05°00’W, Irish Sea.

Illustrations: Molin (1860: Pl. 7, Fig. 4; Pl. 8, Figs 1-2), re-illustrated by de Carvalho et al. (2008: Fig. 5A-C, G); Iselstöger (1937: Figs 3-4, Pl. 6); Holmgren (1941: Figs 33-35, 36A), reillustrated by Berg (1958: Fig. 45); Melouk (1948: Fig. 2), Casier (1966: Fig. 6A-B); Capapé and Roux (1980: Fig. 1A); Claeson and Hilger (2011: Fig. A).

Pristiophorus Müller and Henle, 1837

Pristiophorus sp.

Illustrations: Jaekel (1890: Figs 2-3), reillustrated by Jaekel (1891: Figs 2-3); Hoffmann (1912: Fig. F); Whitley (1940: Fig. 11); Compagno (1977: Fig. 4E-H); Shirai (1992a: Fig. 9A).

Pristiophorus japonicus Günther, 1870

Illustrations: Hoffmann (1912: Pl. 15, Figs 18-20; Pl. 16, Fig. 28); Holmgren (1941: Figs 58-59); Compagno (1973: Fig. 2D), redrawn by Cappetta (1987: Fig. 3C).

Pristiophorus nudipinnis Günther, 1870

Fresh: 1 specimen, ERB 1058, female, 830 mm TL, 17 September 2014, caught by gill net, east of Adventure Bay/Fluted Cape, co-ordinates 42’21°S, 147°26’E, depth 65 metres, Tasman Sea.

Illustrations: Hoffmann (1912: Pl. 20, Figs 57-59; Pl. 22, Figs 64-68; Pl. 23, Figs 69-74; Pl. 24, Figs 75-80); Shirai (1992b: Pl. 14, Figs A-C).