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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868)

Hypoprion brevirostris Poey, 1868, Repert.fisico-nat.Isla Cuba, 2:451, pl. 4, fig. 5, 6, 20.

Carcharias fronto Jordan and Gilbert, 1882.

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Negaprion fronto (Jordan and Gilbert, 1882).

FAO Names:
Lemon shark [English]
Requin citron [French]
Tiburón galano [Spanish]
CARCH Neg 1 [FAO Code]

Lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris)