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Negaprion acutidens

(Rüppell 1837)
  

Negaprion acutidens was originally described as Carcharias acutidens by Rüppell in 1837. It belongs to the family Carcharhinidae. It is commonly known as Sicklefin lemon shark but has many other common names such as in Australia as Lemon shark, in Japan as Remonzame, in Papua New Guinea as Sicklefin lemon shark, in Philippines as Pating, in South Africa as Geelhaai, in South Africa as Lemon shark. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mauritius (Mascarenes) east to Marshall Islands and Society Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland (Australia) and New Caledonia.
Species   acutidens
AuthorWI   Rüppell [W. P. E. S.]
AuthorNI   Rüppell
Qualification   ---
Year   1837
Status   Valid
Class  
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Order  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhiniformes
Family   Carcharhinidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Negaprion
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Carcharhiniformes
Family   Carcharhinidae
Genus   Negaprion
Original Name   Carcharias        
Taxon Name   acutidens
Original Combination   Carcharias acutidens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Carcharias acutidens
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.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog and lectotype designation: Klausewitz 1960:292 [ref. 21330].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   SMF 2825
Page   65
Illustrations   Pl. 18 (fig. 3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Negaprion acutidens
Current Species   acutidens
Current Genus   Negaprion
Current AuthorWI   Rüppell [W. P. E. S.]
Current AuthorNI   Rüppell
Current Year   1837
Current Family   Carcharhinidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range   From 0 to 92 meters.
   
Distribution   Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mauritius (Mascarenes) east to Marshall Islands and Society Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland (Australia) and New Caledonia.

Current Summary   Valid as Negaprion acutidens  (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Negaprion acutidens  (Rüppell 1837) -- (Compagno 1984:517 [ref. 6846], Dor 1984:9 [ref. 29757], Nakaya in Masuda et al. 1984:7 [ref. 6441], Bass et al. 1986:83 [ref. 5638], Allen & Swainston 1988:24 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:83 [ref. 12442], Randall et al. 1990:22 [ref. 15987], Last & Stevens 1994:262 [ref. 23873], Goren & Dor 1994:3 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:35 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:44 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:22 [ref. 25919], Compagno & Niem 1998:1352 [ref. 23787], Myers 1999:36 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:22 [ref. 24106], Morón et al. 1999:147 [ref. 24253], Johnson 1999:720 [ref. 25471], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:135 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:580 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:95 [ref. 25191], Hutchins 2001:14 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:135 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:21 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S92 [ref. 27377], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:35 [ref. 27735], Randall 2005:14 [ref. 28239], Compagno et al. 2005:42 [ref. 29145], Hoese et al. 2006:105 [ref. 29001], Fricke et al. 2011:346 [ref. 31242], Moore et al. 2012:10 [ref. 31771], Allen & Erdmann 2012:58 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:11 [ref. 32988], Ebert et al. 2013:336 [ref. 33045]).

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brevirostris Negaprion brevirostris (Poey [F.] 1868)Valid
fosteri Negaprion fosteri (Schultz [L. P.] & Welander [A. D.] in Schultz et al. 1953)Synonym
fronto Negaprion fronto (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882)Valid
innominatus Negaprion innominatus (Whitley [G. P.] 1944)Synonym
madagascariensis Negaprion madagascariensis (Fourmanoir [P.] 1961)Synonym
munzingeri Negaprion munzingeri (Kossmann [R.] & Räuber [H.] 1877)Synonym
odontaspis Negaprion odontaspis (Fowler [H. W.] 1908)Synonym
queenslandicus Negaprion queenslandicus (Whitley [G. P.] 1939)Synonym
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