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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)

Synonyms:

Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)
Squalus obscurus Lesueur, 1818, J. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad., 1(2): 223, pl. 9 (North America). Type: unknown.
Squalus falcipinnis Lowe, 1839, in part, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 7: 90 (Madeira). Type: unknown.
Carcharias obscurus: Günther, 1870: 366 Noronha & Sarmento, 1948: 106, 138.
Carcharhinus commersonii: Lozano Rey, 1928: 342, fig. 100-101 Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 102, fig. 61 Dollfus, 1955: 19.
Eulamia obscurus: Fowler, 1936,1: 49, fig. 11.
Carcharhinus obscurus: Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948: 382, fig. 71-72 Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 103 Dollfus, 1955: 19.

Common names:

Dusky shark [En]
Requin sombre [Fr]
Tiburón arenero [Es]
Melgacho [Es]
Faqueta [Pr]

Dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus)