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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Negaprion acutidens (Rüppell, 1837)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Negaprion acutidens (Rüppell, 1837)

Carcharias acutidens Rüppell, 1837, Neue Wirbel.Faun.Abyssinien.Fische Rothen Meeres, (11):65, pl. 18, fig. 3.

Carcharias munzingeri Kossmann and Raeuber, 1877
Carcharias forskaelii Hemprich and Ehrenberg, 1899
Eulamia odontaspis Fowler, 1908
Aprionodon acutidens queenslandicus Whitley, 1939
Mystidens innominatus Whitley, 1944
Hemigaleops forsteri Schultz and Welander, in Schultz et aL, 1953
Odontaspis madagascariensis Fourmanoir, 1961

FAO Names:
Sicklefin lemon shark [English]
Requin limon faucille [French]
Tiburón segador [Spanish]
CARCH Neg 2 [FAO Code]

Sicklefin lemon shark (Negaprion acutidens)