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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Synonym of Galeocerdo cuvier (Péron & Lesueur, 1822)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Galeocerdo cuvieri (Peron & Lesueur, 1822)

Synonyms:

sometimes spelt G. cuvier
Galeocerdo cuvier (Péron & Lesueur, 1822)
Squalus cuvier Peron & Lesueur, 1822 in Lesueur, J. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad., 2: 351
(Terre de Witt, New Holland). Type: unknown.
Squalus arcticus Faber, 1829, Naturgesch . Fische Islands: 17 (Iceland). Type: unknown .
Galeocerdo arcticus: Müller & Henle, 1841: 60 Krøyer, 1852: 933 Fowler, 1936, 1: 56 Dollfus, 1955: 19.
Galeocerdo cuvier: Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948: 271, fig. 44 Wheeler, 1969: 58, fig. 23-24.


Common names:

Tiger shark [En]
Requin tigre commun [Fr]
Tintorera [Es]

Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvieri)