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Rhizoprionodon lalandii

(Valenciennes 1839)

Rhizoprionodon lalandii was originally described as Carcharias (Scoliodon) lalandii by Valenciennes in 1839. It belongs to the family Carcharhinidae. It is commonly known as Brazilian sharpnose shark and is known Buraziru-hiragashira in Japan, Requin aiguille brésilien in France, Cazón picudo chino in Spain, Sharpnose shark in Trinidad and Tobago, Brazilian sharpnose shark in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic, from Panama to southern Brazil.
Species   lalandii
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   (ex Valenciennes)
Year   1839
Status   Valid
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhiniformes
Family   Carcharhinidae
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Genus   Rhizoprionodon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Carcharhiniformes
Family   Carcharhinidae
Genus   Rhizoprionodon
Original Name   Carcharias (Scoliodon)        
Taxon Name   lalandii
Original Combination   Carcharias (Scoliodon) lalandii
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Carcharias (Scoliodon) lalandii
OriginalSubGenus   Carcharias
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   (ex Valenciennes)
Original Year   1839
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bertin 1939:69 [ref. 20739].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-0945
Page   30

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Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Rhizoprionodon lalandii
Current Species   lalandii
Current Genus Rhizoprionodon
Current AuthorWI Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Current Year   1839
Current Family Carcharhinidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 3 to 70 meters.
Distribution Western Atlantic, from Panama to southern Brazil.

Current Summary   Valid as Rhizoprionodon lalandii  (Valenciennes 1839). Carcharhinidae.
Name History   • Valid as Rhizoprionodon lalandii  (Müller & Henle 1839) -- (Uyeno & Sasaki in Uyeno et al. 1983:55 [ref. 14275], Compagno 1984:527 [ref. 6846], Cervigón 1992:178 [ref. 23827], Cervigón & Alcalá 1999:88 [ref. 24490], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Grace 2001:13 [ref. 25694], Soto 2001:64, 73 [ref. 26637], Compagno 2003:494 [ref. 26984], Gadig & Gomes in Menezes et al. 2003:24 [ref. 27192]).

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aaronis Rhizoprionodon aaronis (Hemprich [F. W.] & Ehrenberg [C. G.] 1899)Not available
acutus Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1837)Valid
aronis Rhizoprionodon aronis (Ehrenberg [C. G.] in Klunzinger 1871)Not available
crenidens Rhizoprionodon crenidens (Klunzinger [C. B.] 1880)Synonym
eumeces Rhizoprionodon eumeces (Pietschmann [V.] 1913)Synonym
fissidens Rhizoprionodon fissidens (Bennett [E. T.] 1831)Uncertain
intermedius Rhizoprionodon intermedius (Garman [S.] 1913)Synonym
longmani Rhizoprionodon longmani (Ogilby [J. D.] 1912)Synonym
longurio Rhizoprionodon longurio (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882)Valid
oligolinx Rhizoprionodon (Protozygaena) oligolinx Springer [V. G.] 1964Synonym
oligolinx Rhizoprionodon oligolinx Springer [V. G.] 1964Valid
porosus Rhizoprionodon porosus (Poey [F.] 1861)Valid
sorrahkowah Rhizoprionodon sorrahkowah (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
taylori Rhizoprionodon taylori (Ogilby [J. D.] 1915)Valid
terraenova Rhizoprionodon terraenova (Richardson [J.] 1837)Spelling
terraenovae Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (Richardson [J.] 1837)Valid
vagatus Rhizoprionodon vagatus (Garman [S.] 1913)Synonym
walbeehmi Rhizoprionodon walbeehmi (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Synonym
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