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signatus, Hypoprion Poey [F.] 1868:452, Pl. 4 (figs. 7-8) [Repertorio Fisico-Natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 3505] Cuba. Holotype (unique): based on jaws only (lost). Type catalog: GutiĆ©rrez de los Reyes et al. 2015:46 [ref. 36079]. •Valid as Carcharhinus signatus (Poey 1868) -- (Branstetter in Whitehead et al. 1984:110 [ref. 13675], Compagno 1984:499 [ref. 6846], Garrick 1985:20 [ref. 5654], Robins & Ray 1986:28 [ref. 23100], Springer 1990:107 [ref. 19320], Boschung 1992:22 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:175 [ref. 23827], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:78 [ref. 25472], Compagno et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:681 [ref. 22829], Heemstra in Smith & Heemstra 1995:v [ref. 21953], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:86 [ref. 23897], Cervigón & Alcalá 1999:76 [ref. 24490], Compagno 1999:483 [ref. 25589], Musick et al. 2000:9 [ref. 24959], Grace 2001:26 [ref. 25694], Soto 2001:64, 81 [ref. 26637], Compagno 2003:489 [ref. 26984], Gadig & Gomes in Menezes et al. 2003:23 [ref. 27192], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:60 [ref. 27705], Nelson et al. 2004:53 [ref. 27807], Carlson et al. 2008:1 [ref. 29789], Voigt & Weber 2011:95 [ref. 31424], Voigt & Weber 2011:95 [ref. 31424], Castro 2011:463 [ref. 31457], White 2012:3 [ref. 31843], Page et al. 2013:52 [ref. 32708], Wirtz et al. 2013:115 [ref. 32972], Pinheiro et al. 2015:3 [ref. 34324], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:94 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:23 [ref. 34211], Compagno 2016:1317 [ref. 34544], Nión et al. 2016:20 [ref. 35565], Ehemann et al. 2018:21 [ref. 36194], Ehemann et al. 2019:[4] [ref. 36861]). Current status: Valid as Carcharhinus signatus (Poey 1868). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Delaware (U.S.A.) aouth to Florida, Bahamas and Cuba; Venezuela; southern Brazil to northern Argentina; eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Angola to Namibia. Habitat: marine.