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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Glyphis gangeticus (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Glyphis gangeticus (Müller and Henle, 1839)

Carcharias (Prionodon) gangeticus Müller and Henle, 1839, Syst.Beschr.Plagiost., (2):39, pl. 13.

? Carcharias murrayi Günther, 1887.

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Carcharhinus gangeticus (Müller and Henle, 1839)
Eulamia gangetica (Müller and Henle, 1839)
Platypodon gangeticus (Müller and Henle, 1839).

FAO Names:
Ganges shark [English]
Requin du Ganges [French]
Tiburón del Ganges [Spanish]
CARCH Glyph 1 [FAO Code]

Ganges shark (Glyphis gangeticus)