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Status in World Register of Marine Species

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

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharhinus limbaltus (Valenciennes, 1839)

Carcharias (Prionodon) limbatus Valenciennes, in Müller and Henle, 1839, Syst.Beschr.Plagiost., (2):49, pl. 19 (teeth only).

Synonymy:
Carcharias microps Lowe, 1840
Carcharias (Prionodon) pleurotaenia Bleeker, 1852
Carcharias (Prionodon) muelleri Steindachner, 1867 (not Carcharias (Physodon) muelleri Valenciennes, in Müller and Henie, 1839 = Scoliodon laticaudus)
?Carcharias maculipinna Günther, 1868 (not Isogomphodon maculipinnis Poey, 1865 = Carcharhinus brevipinna)
Carcharias ehrenbergi Klunzinger, 1871
Carcharias aethlorus Jordan and Gilbert, 1882
Gymnorhinus or Gymnorrhinus abbreviatus Hemprich and Ehrenberg, 1899
Carcharias phorcys Jordan and Gilbert, 1903
Carcharhinus natator Meek and Hildebrand, 1923
Galeolamna pleurotaenia tilsoni Whitley, 1950

FAO Names:
Blacktip shark [English]
Requin bordé [French]
Tiburón macuira [Spanish]
CARCH Carch 7 [FAO Code]

Blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)