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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Odontaspis ferox (Risso, 1810)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Odontaspis ferox (Risso, 1810)

Squalus ferox Risso, 1810, Ichthyol.Nice, Paris, 38
Carcharias ferox Risso, 1826, Hist.nat.Princip.Prod. Europe Mered., Paris, Poissons, 3:122. Carcharias ferox was placed on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology (Name no. 2057), by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, Opinion 723.4.c (1965).

Odontaspis herbsti Whitley, 1950.

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Carcharias ferox

FAO Names:
Smalltooth sand tiger [English]
Requin féroce [French]
Solrayo [Spanish]
ODONT Odont 1 [FAO Code]

Smalltooth sand tiger (Odontaspis ferox)