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sealei, Carcharias Pietschmann [V.] 1913:172, Pl. 1 [Jahrbücher des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde. Wiesbaden v. 66; ref. 14972] Sandakan fish market, Sabah State, Borneo, East Malaysia, western Pacific. Neotype: CSIRO H 4919-04. Replacement name for Carcharias borneensis Seale 1910:263, preoccupied by Carcharias (Prionodon) borneensis Bleeker 1858. Holotype BSMP 2720 destroyed in WWII. Neotype selected by White 2012:1, 18 [ref. 31843]. •Valid as Carcharhinus sealei (Pietschmann 1913) -- (Garrick 1982:41 [ref. 5454], Compagno 1984:497 [ref. 6846], Bass et al. 1986:76 [ref. 5638], Allen & Swainston 1988:22 [ref. 25477], Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:223 [ref. 36138], Paxton et al. 1989:79 [ref. 12442], Randall et al. 1990:21 [ref. 15987], Randall 1995:30 [ref. 22896], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:64 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:42 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:21 [ref. 25919], Compagno & Niem 1998:1347 [ref. 23787], Fricke 1999:21 [ref. 24106], Compagno 1999:483 [ref. 25589], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:580 [ref. 25122], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S92 [ref. 27377], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:31 [ref. 27735], Compagno et al. 2005:40 [ref. 29145], Voigt & Weber 2011:93 [ref. 31424] dated 1916, White 2012:3, 18 [ref. 31843], Weigmann 2012:4 [ref. 31968], Naylor et al. 2012:21 with cf. sealei in Australia, White & Weigmann 2014:85 [ref. 33352], Weigmann 2016:23 [ref. 34211], Kumar et al. 2018:296 [ref. 36178]). Current status: Valid as Carcharhinus sealei (Pietschmann 1913). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Seychelles and Mauritius (Mascarenes) east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to South China Sea, south to northern Australia. Distribution west of the Indo-Malay Peninsula needs validating [ref. 31843] and [ref. 33352]. Habitat: marine.