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Rhizoprionodon porosus
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Rhizoprionodon porosus

(Poey 1861)

Rhizoprionodon porosus was originally described as Squalus porosus by Poey in 1861. It belongs to the family Carcharhinidae. It is commonly known as Caribbean sharpnose shark but has many other common names such as aribbean sharpnose shark in USA (contiguous states), Tollito in Colombia, Atlantic sharpnose shark in Bahamas, Nokkahai in Finland, Requin aiguille antillais in France. more common names It is found in Fresh, Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic.
Species   porosus
AuthorWI   Poey [F.]
AuthorNI   Poey
Qualification   ---
Year   1861
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   Squalus        
Taxon Name   porosus
Original Combination   Squalus porosus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Squalus porosus
OriginalSubGenus   Squalus
Original Author   Poey
Original AuthorWI   Poey [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1861
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Havana, Cuba.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   339
Illustrations   Pl. 19 (Figs. 11-12)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Rhizoprionodon porosus
Current Species   porosus
Current Genus Rhizoprionodon
Current AuthorWI Poey [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Poey
Current Year   1861
Current Family Carcharhinidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat reef-associated        
Water Fresh, Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 500 meters.
Distribution Western Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Rhizoprionodon porosus  (Poey 1861). Carcharhinidae.
Name History   • Valid as Rhizoprionodon porosus  (Poey 1861) -- (Compagno 1984:530 [ref. 6846], Cervigón 1992:178 [ref. 23827], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:28 [ref. 24545], Aguilera 1998:45 [ref. 24221], Cervigón & Alcalá 1999:91 [ref. 24490], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:45 [ref. 24550], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Grace 2001:14 [ref. 25694], Rocha & Rosa 2001:989 [ref. 25909], Soto 2001:64, 74 [ref. 26637], Camargo & Isaac 2001:139 [ref. 27639], Compagno 2003:495 [ref. 26984], Gadig & Gomes in Menezes et al. 2003:24 [ref. 27192], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:66 [ref. 27705], Nelson et al. 2004:53 [ref. 27807], Matamoros et al. 2009:7 [ref. 31241], Page et al. 2013:52 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:20 [ref. 33341]).

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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
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
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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