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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Carcharhinus albimarginatus (Rüppell, 1837)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharhinus albimarginatus (Rüppell, 1837)

Carcharias albimarginatus Rüppell, 1837, Neues Wirbel.Fauna Abyssinien, Fische Rothen Meeres, (11):64, pl. 18, fig. 1.

Eulamia (Platypodon) platyrhynchus Gilbert, 1892.

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Carcharhinus platyrhynchus (Gilbert, 1892).

FAO Names:
Silvertip shark [English]
Requin pointe blanche [French]
Tiburón de puntas blancas [Spanish]
CARCH Carch 17 [FAO Code]

Silvertip shark (Carcharhinus albimarginatus)