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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos (Bleeker, 1856)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos (Bleeker, 1856)

Carcharis (Prionodon) amblyrhynchos Bleeker, 1856, Natuur.Tiidschr.Ned.Indie, 6:467.

Carcharias nesiodes Snyder, 1904
Galeolama fowleri Whitley, 1944
Galeolama tufiensis Whitley, 1949
Galeolama coongoola Whitley, 1964

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Carcharhinus menisorrah (Valenciennes, in Müller and Henle, 1839) = C. falciformis (Bibron, in Müller and Henle, 1839) as restricted by Garrick (1982).

FAO Names:
Grey reef shark [English]
Requin dagsit [French]
Tiburón de arrecifes [Spanish]
CARCH Carch 19 [FAO Code]

Grey reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos)