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Carcharhinus melanopterus

(Quoy & Gaimard 1824)
  

Carcharhinus melanopterus was originally described as Carcharias melanopterus by Quoy & Gaimard in 1824. It belongs to the family Carcharhinidae. It is commonly known as Blacktip reef shark but has many other common names such as Blacktip reef shark in Australia, Tsumaguro in Japan, Black-tip reef shark in Papua New Guinea, Lodlod in Philippines, Swartvin-rifhaai in South Africa, Blacktip reef shark in South Africa. more common names It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water.
Species   melanopterus
AuthorWI   Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.]
AuthorNI   Quoy & Gaimard
Qualification   ---
Year   1824
Status   Valid
Class  
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Order  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhiniformes
Family   Carcharhinidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Carcharhinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Carcharhiniformes
Family   Carcharhinidae
Genus   Carcharhinus
Original Name   Carcharias        
Taxon Name   melanopterus
Original Combination   Carcharias melanopterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Carcharias melanopterus
OriginalSubGenus   Carcharias
Original Author   Quoy & Gaimard
Original AuthorWI   Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1824
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   [Waigiou] Pulau Waigeo, Papua Barat, Indonesia, Western Pacific.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin 1939:70 [ref. 20739] as holotype (MNHN 1129, figured) and paratypes; MNHN 1129 designated lectotype by Eschmeyer 1998:1055 [ref. 23416] to conform to ICZN Code.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-1129
Page   194
Illustrations   Pl. 43 (figs. 1-2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Carcharhinus melanopterus
Current Species   melanopterus
Current Genus Carcharhinus
Current AuthorWI Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.]
Current AuthorNI   Quoy & Gaimard
Current Year   1824
Current Family Carcharhinidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater, brackish, marine.        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 75 meters.
   

Current Summary   Valid as Carcharhinus melanopterus  (Quoy & Gaimard 1824). Carcharhinidae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard 1824) -- (Compagno 1973:23 [ref. 7163], Garrick 1982:96 [ref. 5454], Branstetter in Whitehead et al. 1984:108 [ref. 13675], Dor 1984:6 [ref. 29757], Compagno 1984:487 [ref. 6846], Nakaya in Masuda et al. 1984:6 [ref. 6441], Bass et al. 1986:75 [ref. 5638], Allen & Swainston 1988:22 [ref. 25477], Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:224 [ref. 36138], Paxton et al. 1989:78 [ref. 12442], Winterbottom et al. 1989:4 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:20 [ref. 15987], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:18 [ref. 20764], Last & Stevens 1994:250 [ref. 23873], Goren & Dor 1994:2 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:33 [ref. 22896], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:63 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:42 [ref. 23977], Larson & Williams 1997:343 [ref. 23967], Kuiter 1997:14 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:20 [ref. 25919], Compagno & Niem 1998:1343 [ref. 23787], Yano & Morrissey 1999:193 [ref. 23887], Myers 1999:34 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:20 [ref. 24106], Morón et al. 1999:147 [ref. 24253], Mishra et al. 1999:82 [ref. 25315], Johnson 1999:719 [ref. 25471], Compagno 1999:483 [ref. 25589], Randall 1999:5 [ref. 25829], Nakabo 2000:138 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:580 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:92 [ref. 25191], Randall & Earle 2000:5 [ref. 25806], Hutchins 2001:14 [ref. 25847], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:14 [ref. 26753], Nakabo 2002:138 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:21 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S92 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:609 [ref. 27495], Lobel & Lobel 2004:67 [ref. 27576], Randall et al. 2004:5 [ref. 27624], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:30 [ref. 27735], Heemstra 2004:3337 [ref. 27945], Golani 2005:10 [ref. 37112], Compagno et al. 2005:39 [ref. 29145], Mundy 2005:91 [ref. 28379], Randall 2005:13 [ref. 28239], Hoese et al. 2006:102 [ref. 29001], Fricke et al. 2007:14 [ref. 29533], Randall 2007:33 [ref. 30952], Fricke 2008:9 [ref. 30182], Fricke et al. 2009:9 [ref. 30213], Last el al. 2010:106 [ref. 32461], Fricke et al. 2011:345 [ref. 31242], Voigt & Weber 2011:82 [ref. 31424], Moore et al. 2012:9 [ref. 31771], Psomadakis et al. 2012:14 [ref. 33457], White 2012:3 [ref. 31843], Allen & Erdmann 2012:56 [ref. 31980], Yamashita et al. 2012:124 [ref. 32408], Naylor et al. 2012:24 [ref. 32267] see remarks, Fricke et al. 2013:250 [32706], Larson et al. 2013:10 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:21 [ref. 32989], Ebert et al. 2013:333 [ref. 33045], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:4 [ref. 33988], Psomadakis et al. 2015:83 [ref. 34104], Weigmann 2016:22 [ref. 34211], Motomura et al. 2017:21 [ref. 35490], White et al. 2017:154 [ref. 35860], Ali et al. 2018:301 [ref. 36183], Ehemann et al. 2018:21 [ref. 36194], Fricke et al. 2018:14 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:11 [ref. 36273], Kumar et al. 2018:296 [ref. 36178], White & Ko'ou 2018:36 [ref. 35922], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:84 [ref. 37302], Eagderi et al. 2019:5 [ref. 37020], Fricke et al. 2019:41 [ref. 36673], Zajonz et al. 2019:59 [ref. 36871], Psomadakis et al. 2020:177 [ref. 37272]).

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abbreviatus Carcharhinus abbreviatus (Klunzinger [C. B.] (ex Ehrenberg) 1871)Synonym
acarenatus Carcharhinus acarenatus Moreno [J. A.] & Hoyos [A.] 1983Valid
acronotus Carcharhinus acronotus (Poey [F.] 1860)Valid
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)Synonym
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 (Bleeker [P.] 1858)Valid
borneensis Carcharhinus borneensis (Seale [A.] 1910)Synonym
brachyrhynchos Carcharhinus brachyrhynchos (Bleeker [P.] 1859)Synonym
brachyrrhynchus Carcharhinus brachyrrhynchus (Philippi [R. A.] 1887)In family
brachyurus Carcharhinus brachyurus (Günther [A.] 1870)Valid
brevipina Carcharhinus brevipina (Valenciennes [A.] 1839)Synonym
brevipinna Carcharhinus brevipinna (Valenciennes [A.] 1839)Valid
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