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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Carcharhinus signatus (Poey, 1868)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharhinus signatus (Poey, 1868)

Hypoprion signatus Poey, 1868, Repert.fisico-nat.Isla Cuba, 2:452, pl. 4, fig. 7-8.

Synonymy:
Hypoprion longirostris Poey, 1876
Hypoprion bigelowi Cadenat, 1956.

FAO Names:
Night shark [English]
Requin de nuit [French]
Tiburón nocturno [Spanish]
CARCH Carch 13 [FAO Code]

Night shark (Carcharhinus signatus)