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Status in World Register of Marine Species

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

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharhinus hemiodon (Valenciennes, 1839)

Carcharias (Hypoprion) hemiodon Valenciennes, in Müller and Henle, 1839, Syst.Beschr.Plagiost., (2): 35, pl. 19 (teeth only).

? Carcharias watu Setna and Sarangdhar, 1946 (see Garrick, 1982)
? Hypoprion atripinna Chu, 1960

FAO Names:
Pondicherry shark [English]
Requin baliai [French]
Tiburón de Pondicherry [Spanish]
CARCH Carch 21 [FAO Code]

Pondicherry shark (Carcharhinus hemiodon)