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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810

Scientific synonyms and common names

Eugomphodus taurus (Rafinesque, 1810)

Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810, Caratt.gen.sp.anim.piant.Sicilia, Palermo, pt. 1:10, pl. 14, fig. 1.

Squalus americanus Mitchell, 1815 (not S. americanus Gmelin, 1789 = Dalatias lichia)
Squalus littoralis LeSueur, 1817
Squalus macrodus Mitchell, 1817
Carcharias qriseus Ayres, 1843
Odontaspis americanus Abbott, 1861
? Odontaspis cinerea Macleay, 1880 (nomen nudum)
Lamna ecarinata Hemprich and Ehrenberg, 1899
Carcharias arenarius Ogilby, 1911
Carcharias owstoni Garman, 1913
? Squalus lixa Larranaga, 1923
Odontaspis platensis Lahille, 1928.

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Odontaspis taurus (Rafinesque, 1810)
Carcharias platensis (Lahille, 1928)

FAO Names:
Sandtiger shark [English]
Requin taureau [French]
Toro bacota [Spanish]
ODONT Eug 1 [FAO Code]

Sandtiger shark (Eugomphodus taurus)