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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Carcharhinus brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharhinus brevipinna (Muller & Henle, 1841)

Synonyms:

Carcharias (Aprion) brevipinna Müller & Henle, 1841, Syst. pl. 9 (Java). Type: unknown.
Isogomphodon maculipinnis Poey, 1865, Repert. fisico-nat. (fig. 2-3) (Cuba). Type: unknown.

Subspecies:

Carcharhinus brevipinna brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1841) 13.1.2.1.
Aprionodon caparti Poll, 1951, Rés. Sci. Expéd. océanogr. belg. Eaux cot. afr. Atlant. Sud, 4 (1): 41, fig. 16-18 (13°16' E., 8° 30' S., Pointa do Dande, Angola). Type: unknown.
Carcharhinus limbatus: Tortonese, 1938: 158.
Carcharhinus maculipinnis: Tortonese, 1950: 15; 1951b: 3, 7; 1956: 147;1963: 158.
Carcharhinus johnsoni Smith, 1951, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., (ser. 12)4: 88, fig. 1-2 (South Africa). Type: unknown.
Aprionodon brevirostris: Ben-Tuvia, 1963: 115 (error for Aprionodon brevipinna; not Hypoprion brevirostris Poey, 1865).
Aprionodon brevipinna: Tortonese, 1963: 158.
Carcharhinus brevipinna: Ben-Tuvia, 1966: 259.
Carcharhinus brevipinna brevipinna: Krefft, 1968: 48.

Common names:

Spinner shark [En]
Requin tisserand [Fr]
Tiburon aleta negra [Es]

Spinner shark (Carcharhinus brevipinna)