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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Nebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1831)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Nebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1830)

Scyllium ferrugineum Lesson, 1830, Voy.aut.monde corv."La Coquille", 1822-1825, Zoologie, 2(1):95.

Synonymy:
Nebrius concolor Rüppell, 1837
Ginglymostoma rueppellii Bleeker, 1852
Ginglymostoma muelleri Günther, 1870
Scymnus porosus Hemprich and Ehrenberg, 1899
Nebrodes macrurus Garman, 1913
Nebrodes concolor ogilbyi Whitley, 1934
Nebrius doldi Smith, 1953.

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Ginglymostoma ferrugineum (Lesson, 1830).

FAO Names:
Tawny nurse shark [English]
Requin nourrice fauve [French]
Gata nodriza atezada [Spanish]
GINGL Neb 1 [FAO Code]

Tawny nurse shark (Nebrius ferrugineus)