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galapagensis, Carcharias Snodgrass [R. E.] & Heller [E.] 1905:343 [Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences v. 6; ref. 12322] Galápagos Islands. Holotype: CAS-SU 12324 (apparently lost). Paratypes: CAS-SU 12325 (1), 12326 (1, apparently lost). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:9 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Carcharhinus galapagensis (Snodgrass & Heller 1905) -- (Garrick 1982:126 [ref. 5454], Compagno 1984:473 [ref. 6846], Bass et al. 1986:72 [ref. 5638], Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:224 [ref. 36138], Paulin et al. 1989:25 [ref. 24556], Pequeño 1989:13 [ref. 14125], Springer 1990:104 [ref. 19320], Cervigón 1992:171 [ref. 23827], Francis 1993:157 [ref. 25479], Allen & Robertson 1994:22 [ref. 22193], Last & Stevens 1994:243 [ref. 23873], Brum & Azevedo 1995:139 [ref. 22645], Compagno et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:674 [ref. 22829], Santos et al. 1997:8 [ref. 23531], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:28 [ref. 24545], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:76 [ref. 24023], Arruda 1997:17 [ref. 24952], Compagno & Niem 1998:1337 [ref. 23787], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:54 [ref. 24555], Myers 1999:34 [ref. 23965], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:114 [ref. 25013], Afonso et al. 1999:82 [ref. 25466], Compagno 1999:483 [ref. 25589], Randall 1999:4 [ref. 25829], Nakabo 2000:139 [ref. 25086], Grace 2001:27 [ref. 25694], Soto 2001:64, 77 [ref. 26637], Nakabo 2002:139 [ref. 26001], Feitoza et al. 2003:68 [ref. 26943], Gadig & Gomes in Menezes et al. 2003:23 [ref. 27192], Myers & Donaldson 2003:609 [ref. 27495], Pequeño & Sáez B. 2003:795 [ref. 27769], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:52 [ref. 27705], Nelson et al. 2004:53 [ref. 27807], Pequeño 2004:96 [ref. 28123], Randall 2005:11 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:90 [ref. 28379], Vaske et al. 2005:77 [ref. 36155], Hoese et al. 2006:100 [ref. 29001], Wirtz et al. 2007:23 [ref. 30263], Randall 2007:32 [ref. 30952], Béarez & Séret 2009:145 [ref. 36646], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:187 [ref. 30957], Voigt & Weber 2011:64 [ref. 31424], Castro 2011:417 [ref. 31457], White 2012:3 [ref. 31843], Page et al. 2013:51 [ref. 32708], Wirtz et al. 2013:115 [ref. 32972], Wirtz et al. 2014:2 [ref. 33516], Duffy 2015:101 [ref. 34217], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:107 [ref. 36167], Pinheiro et al. 2015:2 [ref. 34324], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:91 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:20 [ref. 34211], Duffy 2016:97 [ref. 34514], Compagno 2016:1305 [ref. 34544], Fourriére et al. 2016:440 [ref. 34668], Duffy & Scott 2016:189 [ref. 34780], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:605 [ref. 34923], Duffy & Struthers 2017:137 [ref. 35604], Ehemann et al. 2018:21 [ref. 36194], Fricke et al. 2018:13 [ref. 35805], Pazmiño et al. 2018:[1] [ref. 35751], Brown et al. 2019:153 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Carcharhinus galapagensis (Snodgrass & Heller 1905). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical seas, especially around offshore islands. Habitat: marine.