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Status in World Register of Marine Species

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

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharhinus dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1839)

Carcharias (Prionodon) dussumieri Valenciennes, in Müller and Henle, 1839, Syst.Beschr.Plagiost, (2):47, pl. 19.

Carcharias (Prionodon) tiutiot Bleeker, 1852
Carcharias (Prionodon) javanicus Bleeker, 1852
Carcharias malabaricus Day, 1873

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:
Whitecheek shark [English]
Requin à joues blanches [French]
Tiburón cariblanco [Spanish]
CARCH Carch 20 [FAO Code]

Whitecheek shark (Carcharhinus dussumieri)