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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868)


Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868)
Hypoprion brevirostris Poey, 1868, Repert. físico-nat. Cuba, 2: 451, pl. 4 (fig. 5-6, 20) (Cuba). Not Aprionodon brevirostris Ben-Tuvia, 1963: 115 (= Carcharhinus brevipinna).

Common names:

Lemon shark [En]
Requin citron [Fr]
Tiburón galano [Es]

Lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris)