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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Carcharhinus brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharhinus brevipinna (Müller and Henle, 1839)

Carcharias (Aprion) brevipinna Müller and Henle, 1839, Syst.Beschr.Plagiost., (2):31, pl. 9.

Synonymy:
Isogomphodon maculipinnis Poey, 1865
Uranga nasuta Whitley, 1943
Longmania calamaria Whitley, 1944
Aprionodon caparti Poll, 1951
Carcharhinus johnsoni Smith, 1951

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Carcharhinus maculipinnis (Poey, 1865)
Aprionodon brevipinna (Müller and Henle, 1839)

FAO Names:
Spinner shark [English]
Requin tisserand [French]
Tiburón aleta negra [Spanish]
CARCH Carch 3 [FAO Code]

Spinner shark (Carcharhinus brevipinna)