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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Carcharhinus amboinensis (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharhinus amboinensis (Müller and Henle, 1839)

Carcharias (Prionodon) amboinensis Müller and Henle, 1839, Syst.Beschr.Plagiost., (2):40, pl. 19.

Carcharias (Prionodon) henlei Bleeker, 1855 (not Carcharias (Prionodon) henlei Valenciennes, in Müller and Henle, 1839 = Carcharhinus porosus)
Carcharis (Prionodon) brachyrhynchos Bleeker, 1859
Triaenodon obtusus Day, 1878

FAO Names:
Pigeye shark [English]
Requin balestrine [French]
Tiburón baleta [Spanish]
CARCH Carch 14 [FAO Code]

Pigeye shark (Carcharhinus amboinensis)