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menisorrah, Carcharias (Prionodon) Valenciennes [A.] in Müller & Henle 1839:46, [Pl. 17; Pl. 19 (teeth)] [Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen; ref. 3069] Red Sea. Lectotype: ZMB 4476. Paralectotypes: BMNH uncat. (1, whereabouts unknown), MNHN A-9662 (1), RMNH uncat. (2, mounted skins, whereabouts unknown), MNHPA uncat. (1, whereabouts unknown), ZSL uncat. (1, embryo, whereabouts unknown), ZMB 4476 (mounted skin). Type catalog: Bertin 1939:72 [ref. 20739], Paepke & Schmidt 1988:166 [ref. 21041]. Evidently Valenciennes alone was responsible for the description. Lectotype selected by Garrick 1982:160 [ref. 5454]. •Valid as Carcharhinus menisorrah (Valenciennes 1839) -- (Dor 1984:6 [ref. 29757], Paxton et al. 1989:77 [ref. 12442], Goren & Dor 1994:3 [ref. 25356], Cheng & Zhou 1997:32 [ref. 26385] dated 1841, Wang et al. 2001: [ref. 26566] dated 1841). •Listed in the synonymy of Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos (Bleeker 1856), C. dussumieri (Müller & Henle 1839), and Carcharhinus sealei (Pietschmann 1916) (Compagno & Niem 1998:1328, 1334, and 1346 [ref. 23787], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:26, 30, 31 [ref. 27735], Voigt & Weber 2011:60 [ref. 31424]). •Synonym of Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos (Bleeker 1856) -- (Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:26 [ref. 27735]). •Synonym of Carcharhinus falciformis (Bibron 1839) [after lectotype designation] -- (Garrick 1982:159 [ref. 5454], Compagno 1984:470 [ref. 6846], Randall et al. 1990:18 [ref. 15987], Randall 1995:31 [ref. 22896], Randall 2005:11 [ref. 28239], Hoese et al. 2006:100 [ref. 29001], Golani & Bogorodsky 2010:57 [ref. 35264], Castro 2011:413 [ref. 31457], Weigmann 2016:19 [ref. 34211] with authors as Müller & Henle, Golani & Fricke 2018:10 [ref. 36273], Eagderi et al. 2019:4 [ref. 37020]). Current status: Synonym of Carcharhinus falciformis (Bibron 1839). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: marine.