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acutus, Carcharias Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1837:65, Pl. 18 (fig. 4) [Neue Wirbelthiere zu der Fauna von Abyssinien gehörig. Fische des Rothen Meeres; ref. 3844] Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea. Lectotype: SMF 2783. Paralectotypes: SMF 761 (2). Type catalog and lectotype designation: Klausewitz 1960:292 [ref. 21330]. •Listed in the synonymy of Loxodon macrorhinus Müller & Henle 1839 -- (Compagno & Niem 1998:1351 [ref. 23787] presumably on a misidentified paralectotype, also Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:34 [ref. 27735]). •Valid as Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837) -- (Springer 1964:594 [ref. 3494], Compagno 1973:31 [ref. 7163], Branstetter in Whitehead et al. 1984:114 [ref. 13675], Dor 1984:9 [ref. 29757], Compagno 1984:525 [ref. 6846], Nakaya in Masuda et al. 1984:5 [ref. 6441], Bass et al. 1986:85 [ref. 5638], Allen & Swainston 1988:24 [ref. 25477], Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:223 [ref. 36138], Paxton et al. 1989:83 [ref. 12442], Springer 1990:102 [ref. 19320], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:23 [ref. 20764], Last & Stevens 1994:265 [ref. 23873], Goren & Dor 1994:3 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:36 [ref. 22896], Rainboth 1996:51 [ref. 22772], Allen 1997:44 [ref. 23977], Compagno & Niem 1998:1354 [ref. 23787], Fricke 1999:23 [ref. 24106], Mishra & Srinivasan 1999:233 [ref. 24754], Afonso et al. 1999:68 [ref. 25466], Johnson 1999:720 [ref. 25471], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:136 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:580 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:14 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:136 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:53, 474 [ref. 26218], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S92 [ref. 27377], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:34 [ref. 27735], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:62 [ref. 28072], Compagno et al. 2005:43 [ref. 29145], Hoese et al. 2006:106 [ref. 29001], Wirtz et al. 2007:23 [ref. 30263], Moore et al. 2012:10 [ref. 31771], Naylor et al. 2012:29 [ref. 32267] see remarks, Wirtz et al. 2013:116 [ref. 32972], Larson et al. 2013:12 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:22 [ref. 32989], Ebert et al. 2013:337 [ref. 33045], Fricke et al. 2014:14 [ref. 33932], Shinohara et al. 2014:233 [ref. 33330] as Rhizopriodon, Parin et al. 2014:24 [ref. 33547], Psomadakis et al. 2015:86 [ref. 34104], Weigmann 2016:25 [ref. 34211], Compagno 2016:1325 [ref. 34544], White et al. 2017:174 [ref. 35860], Ali et al. 2018:302 [ref. 36183], Biscoito et al. 2018:484 [ref. 37562], Fricke et al. 2018:16 [ref. 35805], Dyldin & Orlov 2018:165 [ref. 35920], Golani & Fricke 2018:12 [ref. 36273], Kumar et al. 2018:297 [ref. 36178], White & Ko'ou 2018:40 [ref. 35922], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:80 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:28 [ref. 37250], Eagderi et al. 2019:6 [ref. 37020], Fernando et al. 2019:223 [ref. 36642], Kovačić et al. 2020:5 [ref. 37519], Psomadakis et al. 2020:180 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical through warm temperate seas (including Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, Persian Gulf). Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.