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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Galeocerdo cuvier (Péron & Lesueur, 1822)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Galcocerdo cuvier (Peron and LeSueur, 1822)

Squalus cuvier Peron and LeSueur, in LeSueur, 1822, J.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philad., 2(2):351.

Squalus arcticus Faber, 1829
Galeus cepedianus Agassiz, 1838
Galeocerdo tigrinus Müller and Henle, 1839
Galeus maculatus Ranzani, 1840
Carcharias (Prionodon) fasciatus Bleeker, 1852 (in part, also based on Carcharhinus dussumieri)
Galeocerdo rayneri McDonald and Barron, 1868
Galeocerdo obtusus Klunzinger, 1871
Carcharias hemprichii Hilgendorf in Hemprich and Ehrenberg, 1899.

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Galeocerdo arcticus (Faber, 1829).

FAO Names:
Tiger shark [English]
Requin tigre commun [French]
Tintorera [Spanish]
CARCH Gal 1 [FAO Code]

Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)