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macrorhynchos, Carcharias (Scoliodon) Bleeker [P.] 1852:31, Pl. 1 (fig. 1) [Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. v. 24 (art. 12); ref. 333] Jakarta, Java, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): apparently lost. Bleeker specimens: BMNH 1867.121.28.190 (1), RMNH 7369 (2). Spelled macrorchynchos on pp. 7, 9, 27 and 31, macrorhynchos twice on p. 25 and macrorhijnchos on Pl. 1; the spelling macrorhynchos was used by Weber & de Beaufort 1911 [ref. 16091] and if a first reviser is needed we select it also. For type information, see White et al. 2010:70 [ref. 30850]. •Synonym of Scoliodon laticaudus Müller & Henle 1838 -- (Springer 1964:574 [ref. 3494] as macrorchynchos, Compagno 1984:534 [ref. 6846]). •Valid as Scoliodon macrorynchos (Bleeker 1852) -- (White et al. 2010:63 [ref. 30850], Last el al. 2010:130 [ref. 32461], Naylor et al. 2012:31 [ref. 34345], Kottelat 2013:23 [ref. 32989], Ebert et al. 2013:338 [ref. 33045], Weigmann 2016:27 [ref. 34211], Manjaji-Matsumoto in Kimura et al. 2018:11 [ref. 36460]). Current status: Valid as Scoliodon macrorhynchos (Bleeker 1852). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Vietnam and western Indonesia to China, north to southern Japan. Habitat: brackish, marine.