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Status in World Register of Marine Species

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

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharhinus sorrah (Valenciennes, 1839)

Carcharias (Prionodon) sorrah Valenciennes, in Müller and Henle, 1839, Syst.Beschr.Plagiost., (2):45, pl. 16.

Synonymy:
Squalus spallanzani Peron and LeSueur, in LeSueur, 1822
Carcharias (Prionodon) bleekeri Dumeril, 1865
Carcharias taeniatus Hemprich and Ehrenberg, 1899
Galeolamna isobel Whitley, 1947.

FAO Names:
Spot-tail shark [English]
Requin à queue tachetée [French]
Tiburón rabo manchado [Spanish]
CARCH Carch 25 [FAO Code]

Spot-tail shark (Carcharhinus sorrah)