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Carcharias melanopterus

Quoy & Gaimard
  

Carcharias melanopterus was originally described as Carcharias melanopterus by Quoy & Gaimard in 1824. It belongs to the family Odontaspididae. It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands and Pitcairn Group north to Taiwan, south to Queensland (Australia) and New Caledonia. [No longer considered as present in the Mediterranean Sea -- (Fricke et al. 2007:14 [ref. 29533])].
Species   melanopterus
AuthorWI   Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.]
AuthorNI   Quoy & Gaimard
Qualification   ---
Year   1824
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   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   Lectotype
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-1129
Journal   Voyage Uranie, Zool.
Page   194
Illustrations   Pl. 43 (figs. 1-2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

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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Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
   
Distribution Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands and Pitcairn Group north to Taiwan, south to Queensland (Australia) and New Caledonia. [No longer considered as present in the Mediterranean Sea -- (Fricke et al. 2007:14 [ref. 29533])].

Current Summary   Synonym of 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], 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], Bilecenoglu 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], Randall 2005:13 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:91 [ref. 28379], Compagno et al. 2005:39 [ref. 29145], Hoese et al. 2006:102 [ref. 29001], Fricke et al. 2007:14 [ref. 29533], Randall 2007:33 [ref. 30952], 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], 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]).

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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
acutus Carcharias acutus 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
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