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Rhizoprionodon longurio

(Jordan & Gilbert 1882)

Rhizoprionodon longurio was originally described as Carcharias (Scoliodon) longurio by Jordan & Gilbert in 1882. It belongs to the family Carcharhinidae. It is commonly known as Pacific sharpnose shark but has many other common names such as Pacific sharpnose shark in USA (contiguous states), Cazón bironche in Mexico, Requin bironche in France, Squalo di terranuova in Italy, Yu minyak in Malaysia. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific: California (u.S.A.) to Peru.
Species   longurio
AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Jordan & Gilbert
Qualification   ---
Year   1882
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   longurio
Original Combination   Carcharias (Scoliodon) longurio
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Carcharias (Scoliodon) longurio
OriginalSubGenus   Carcharias
Original Author   Jordan & Gilbert
Original AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1882
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Harbor at Mazatlán, Sinaloa, western Mexico.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Howe & Springer 1993:8 [ref. 21812].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   USNM 28330
Page   106

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Rhizoprionodon longurio
Current Species   longurio
Current Genus Rhizoprionodon
Current AuthorWI Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Jordan & Gilbert
Current Year   1882
Current Family Carcharhinidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat benthopelagic        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 27 meters.
Distribution Eastern Pacific: California (u.S.A.) to Peru.

Current Summary   Valid as Rhizoprionodon longurio  (Jordan & Gilbert 1882). Carcharhinidae.
Name History   • Valid as Rhizoprionodon longurio  (Jordan & Gilbert 1882) -- (Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:41 [ref. 9277], Compagno 1984:528 [ref. 6846], Allen & Robertson 1994:23 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:18 [ref. 23101], Compagno et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:686 [ref. 22829], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:65 [ref. 27969], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:52 [ref. 24555], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:46 [ref. 24550], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Thomson et al. 2000:282 [ref. 25640], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27705], Nelson et al. 2004:53 [ref. 27807], Castro 2011:493 [ref. 31457], Page et al. 2013:52 [ref. 32708]).

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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
lalandii Rhizoprionodon lalandii (Valenciennes [A.] (ex Valenciennes) 1839)Valid
longmani Rhizoprionodon longmani (Ogilby [J. D.] 1912)Synonym
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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