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Carcharhinus acronotus

(Poey 1860)

Carcharhinus acronotus was originally described as Squalus acronotus by Poey in 1860. It belongs to the family Carcharhinidae. It is commonly known as Blacknose shark but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as blacknose shark, in Japan as Hanagurozame, in Colombia as Tiburón hocico negro, in Bahamas as Blacknose shark, in Cuba as Tiburón limón. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic: North Carolina (U.S.A.) to southern Brazil.
Species   acronotus
AuthorWI   Poey [F.]
AuthorNI   Poey
Qualification   ---
Year   1860
Status   Valid
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhiniformes
Family   Carcharhinidae
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Genus   Carcharhinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Carcharhiniformes
Family   Carcharhinidae
Genus   Carcharhinus
Original Name   Squalus        
Taxon Name   acronotus
Original Combination   Squalus acronotus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Squalus acronotus
OriginalSubGenus   Squalus
Original Author   Poey
Original AuthorWI   Poey [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1860
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cuba.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   whereabouts unknown
Page   335
Illustrations   Pl. 19 (figs. 3-4)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Carcharhinus acronotus
Current Species   acronotus
Current Genus   Carcharhinus
Current AuthorWI   Poey [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Poey
Current Year   1860
Current Family   Carcharhinidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   reef-associated        
Water   Salt water
Distribution   Western Atlantic: North Carolina (U.S.A.) to southern Brazil.

Current Summary   Valid as Carcharhinus acronotus  (Poey 1860). Carcharhinidae.
Name History   • Valid as Carcharhinus acronotus  (Poey 1860) -- (Garrick 1982:65 [ref. 5454], Uyeno & Sasaki in Uyeno et al. 1983:53 [ref. 14275], Compagno 1984:454 [ref. 6846], Robins & Ray 1986:24 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:20 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:169 [ref. 23827], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:74 [ref. 23897], Carlson et al. 1999:684 [ref. 23913], Aguilera 1998:45 [ref. 24221], Cervigón & Alcalá 1999:51 [ref. 24490], Compagno 1999:483 [ref. 25589], Grace 2001:20 [ref. 25694], Camargo & Isaac 2001:139 [ref. 27639] dated 1861, Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:146 [ref. 27754], Soto 2001:64, 75 [ref. 26637], Compagno 2003:475 [ref. 26984], Gadig & Gomes in Menezes et al. 2003:22 [ref. 27192], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:48 [ref. 27705], Nelson et al. 2004:53 [ref. 27807], Voigt & Weber 2011:37 [ref. 31424], Castro 2011:393 [ref. 31457], Page et al. 2013:51 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:19 [ref. 33341]).

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abbreviatus Carcharhinus abbreviatus (Klunzinger [C. B.] (ex Ehrenberg) 1871)Not available
acarenatus Carcharhinus acarenatus Moreno [J. A.] & Hoyos [A.] 1983Valid
aethalorus Carcharhinus aethalorus (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882)Synonym
ahenea Carcharhinus ahenea (Stead [D. G.] 1938)Synonym
albimarginatus Carcharhinus albimarginatus (Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1837)Valid
altimus Carcharhinus altimus (Springer [S.] 1950)Valid
amblyrhinchos Carcharhinus amblyrhinchos (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Synonym
amblyrhynchoides Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides (Whitley [G. P.] 1934)Valid
amblyrhynchos Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Valid
amblyrhynchus Carcharhinus amblyrhynchus (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Spelling
amboinensis Carcharhinus amboinensis (Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1839)Valid
atripinna Carcharhinus atripinna (Chu [Y.-T.] 1960)Synonym
atrodorsus Carcharhinus atrodorsus Deng [S.-M.], Xiong [G.-Q.] & Zhan [H.-X.] 1981Synonym
azureus Carcharhinus azureus (Gilbert [C. H.] & Starks [E. C.] 1904)Synonym
bigelowi Carcharhinus bigelowi (Cadenat [J.] 1956)Synonym
bleekeri Carcharhinus bleekeri (Duméril [A. H. A.] 1865)Synonym
bogimba Carcharhinus bogimba (Whitley [G. P.] 1943)Synonym
borneensis Carcharhinus borneensis (Seale [A.] 1910)Synonym
borneensis Carcharhinus borneensis (Bleeker [P.] 1858)Valid
brachyrhynchos Carcharhinus brachyrhynchos (Bleeker [P.] 1859)Synonym
brachyrrhynchus Carcharhinus brachyrrhynchus (Philippi [R. A.] 1887)Uncertain
brachyurus Carcharhinus brachyurus (Günther [A.] 1870)Valid
brevipina Carcharhinus brevipina (Valenciennes [A.] 1839)Synonym
brevipinna Carcharhinus brevipinna (Valenciennes [A.] 1839)Valid
broussonetii Squalis (Carcharhinus) broussonetii Blainville [H. de] 1816Not available
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