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amboinensis, Carcharias (Prionodon) Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1839:40, [Pl. 19 (teeth)] [Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen; ref. 3069] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH D2582 (skin). •Valid as Carcharhinus amboinensis (Müller & Henle 1839) -- (Garrick 1982:91 [ref. 5454], Compagno 1984:461 [ref. 6846], Bass et al. 1986:70 [ref. 5638], Randall et al. 1997:18 [ref. 25919], Allen & Swainston 1988:22 [ref. 25477], Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:224 [ref. 36138], Paxton et al. 1989:76 [ref. 12442], Springer 1990:103 [ref. 19320], Randall et al. 1990:18 [ref. 15987], Last & Stevens 1994:234 [ref. 23873], Randall 1995:29 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:42 [ref. 23977], Compagno & Niem 1998:1329 [ref. 23787], Fricke 1999:19 [ref. 24106], Compagno 1999:483 [ref. 25589], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:579 [ref. 25122], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S92 [ref. 27377], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:32 [ref. 27735], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:54 [ref. 28072], Hoese et al. 2006:99 [ref. 29001], Berra 2010:109 [ref. 31120], Spaet et al. 2011:118 [ref. 37126], Voigt & Weber 2011:47 [ref. 31424], Moore et al. 2012:7 [ref. 31771], Naylor et al. 2012:25 [ref. 32267] see remarks, Psomadakis et al. 2012:14 [ref. 33457], White 2012:3 [ref. 31843], Larson et al. 2013:8 [ref. 32988], Psomadakis et al. 2015:80 [ref. 34104], Compagno 2016:1297 [ref. 34544], Weigmann 2016:18 [ref. 34211], White et al. 2017:134 [ref. 35860], Fricke et al. 2018:12 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:10 [ref. 36273], Kumar et al. 2018:296 [ref. 36178], Tyabji et al. 2018:12 [ref. 36598], White & Ko'ou 2018:32 [ref. 35922], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:84 [ref. 37302], Eagderi et al. 2019:4 [ref. 37020], Psomadakis et al. 2020:174 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Carcharhinus amboinensis (Müller & Henle 1839). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas (including Red Sea, Persian Gulf), but not eastern Pacific. Habitat: brackish, marine.