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Carcharias acutus

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Carcharias acutus was originally described as Carcharias acutus by Rüppell in 1837. It belongs to the family Odontaspididae. It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Circumglobal in tropical through warm temperate seas (including Red Sea).
Species   acutus
AuthorWI   Rüppell [W. P. E. S.]
AuthorNI   Rüppell
Qualification   ---
Year   1837
Status   Synonym
Class  
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Order  
Lamniformes Lamniformes
Family   Odontaspididae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Carcharias
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Lamniformes
Family   Odontaspididae
Genus   Carcharias
Original Name   Carcharias        
Taxon Name   acutus
Original Combination   Carcharias acutus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Carcharias acutus
OriginalSubGenus   Carcharias
Original Author   Rüppell
Original AuthorWI   Rüppell [W. P. E. S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1837
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea.
Types   Paralectotypes: SMF 761 (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog and lectotype designation: Klausewitz 1960:292 [ref. 21330].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   SMF 2783
Journal   Fische Rothen Meeres 1835-38
Page   65
Illustrations   Pl. 18 (fig. 4)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Rhizoprionodon acutus
Current Species   acutus
Current Genus   Rhizoprionodon
Current AuthorWI   Rüppell [W. P. E. S.]
Current AuthorNI   Rüppell
Current Year   1837
Current Family   Carcharhinidae
Current Subfamily  
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Water   Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
   
Distribution   Circumglobal in tropical through warm temperate seas (including Red Sea).

Current Summary   Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus  (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae.
 
Name History   • Listed in the synonymy of Loxodon macrorhinus  Müller & Henle 1839 -- (Compagno & Niem 1998:1351 [ref. 23787] presumeably on a misidentified paralectotype, also Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:34 [ref. 27735]). • Valid as Rhizoprionodon acutus  (Rüppell 1837) -- (Compagno 1973:31 [ref. 7163], Branstetter in Whitehead et al. 1984:114 [ref. 13675], Dor 1984:9 [ref. 29757], Compagno 1984:525 [ref. 6846], Nakaya in Masuda et al. 1984:5 [ref. 6441], Bass et al. 1986:85 [ref. 5638], Allen & Swainston 1988:24 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:83 [ref. 12442], Springer 1990:102 [ref. 19320], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:23 [ref. 20764], Last & Stevens 1994:265 [ref. 23873], Goren & Dor 1994:3 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:36 [ref. 22896], Rainboth 1996:51 [ref. 22772], Allen 1997:44 [ref. 23977], Compagno & Niem 1998:1354 [ref. 23787], Fricke 1999:23 [ref. 24106], Mishra & Srinivasan 1999:233 [ref. 24754], Afonso et al. 1999:68 [ref. 25466], Johnson 1999:720 [ref. 25471], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:136 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:580 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:14 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:136 [ref. 26001], Youn 2002:53, 474 [ref. 26218], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S92 [ref. 27377], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:34 [ref. 27735], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:62 [ref. 28072], Compagno et al. 2005:43 [ref. 29145], Hoese et al. 2006:106 [ref. 29001], Wirtz et al. 2007:23 [ref. 30263], Moore et al. 2012:10 [ref. 31771], Wirtz et al. 2013:116 [ref. 32972], Larson et al. 2013:12 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:22 [ref. 32989], Ebert et al. 2013:337 [ref. 33045], Shinohara et al. 2014:233 [ref. 33330] as Rhizopriodon, Parin et al. 2014:24 [ref. 33547]).

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aaronis Carcharias aaronis Hemprich [F. W.] & Ehrenberg [C. G.] 1899Not available
abbreviatus Carcharias abbreviatus Klunzinger [C. B.] (ex Ehrenberg) 1871Not available
acutidens Carcharias acutidens Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1837Synonym
aethalorus Carcharias aethalorus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882Synonym
aethiops Carcharias aethiops Philippi [R. A.] 1902Uncertain
aethlorus Carcharias aethlorus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882Synonym
albimarginatus Carcharias albimarginatus Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1837Synonym
albomarginatus Carcharias albomarginatus Ehrenberg [C. G.] in Klunzinger (ex Ehrenberg) 1871Not available
amblyrhynchos Carcharias (Prionodon) amblyrhynchos Bleeker [P.] 1856Synonym
amblyrhynchos Carcharias amblyrhynchos Bleeker [P.] 1856Synonym
amboinensis Carcharias (Prionodon) amboinensis Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1839Synonym
amboinensis Carcharias amboinensis Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1839Synonym
americanus Carcharias americanus (Mitchill [S. L.] 1815)Synonym
arenarius Carcharias arenarius Ogilby [J. D.] 1911Synonym
aronis Carcharias aronis Ehrenberg [C. G.] in Klunzinger 1871Not available
atwoodi Carcharias atwoodi Storer [D. H.] 1848Synonym
azureus Carcharias azureus Gilbert [C. H.] & Starks [E. C.] 1904Synonym
bleekeri Carcharias (Prionodon) bleekeri Duméril [A. H. A.] 1865Synonym
bleekeri Carcharias bleekeri Duméril [A. H. A.] 1865Synonym
borneensis Carcharias (Prionodon) borneensis Bleeker [P.] 1858Synonym
borneensis Carcharias borneensis Bleeker [P.] 1858Synonym
borneensis Carcharias borneensis Seale [A.] 1910Synonym
brachyrhynchos Carcharias (Prionodon) brachyrhynchos Bleeker [P.] 1859Synonym
brachyrhynchos Carcharias brachyrhynchos Bleeker [P.] 1859Synonym
brachyrrhynchus Carcharias brachyrrhynchus Philippi [R. A.] 1887Uncertain
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