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Centroscymnus obscurus Vaillant, 1888
Synonym for Zameus squamulosus (G√ľnther, 1877)

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junior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
  from ETYFish
centr[um] (L.), prickle or sharp point, referring to spines on both dorsal fins; scymnus, an ancient name for some kind of shark, derived from a Greek word meaning young animal, cub or whelp. (See ETYFish)
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Scharpf, C. The ETYFish Project, Fish Name Etymology Database. https://www.etyfish.org
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