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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Synonym of Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos (Bleeker, 1856)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharhinus wheeleri Garrick, 1982

Carcharhinus wheeleri Garrick, 1982, U.S.Dept.Commerce, Nat.Mar.Fish.Serv.Circ., (445):111, figs 50-51.

Synonymy: None.

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Carcharhinus spallanzani (Peron and LeSueur, in LeSueur, 1822), see discussion under Carcharhinus sorrah
Carcharhinus amblyrhynchus (Bleeker, 1856).

FAO Names:
Blacktail reef shark [English]
Requin à queue noire [French]
Tiburón coralero rabinegro [Spanish]
CARCH Carch 26 [FAO Code]

Blacktail reef shark (Carcharhinus wheeleri)