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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Carcharhinus brachyurus (Günther, 1870)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharhinus brachyurus (Günther, 1870)

Carcharias brachyurus Günther, 1870, Cat.Fish.British Mus., 8:369.

Synonymy:
Carcharias lamiella Jordan and Gilbert, 1882
Eulamia ahenea Stead, 1938
Carcharhinus improvisus Smith, 1952
Carcharhinus rochensis Abella, 1972
Carcharhinus remotoides Deng, Xiong and Zhan, 1981
Carcharhinus acarenatus Morenos and Hoyos, 1983

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Carcharhinus remotus (not Carcharias (Prionodon) remotus Dumeril, 1865 = Carcharhinus acronotus).

FAO Names:
Copper shark [English]
Requin cuivre [French]
Tiburón cobrizo [Spanish]
CARCH Carch 15 [FAO Code]

Copper shark (Carcharhinus brachyurus)