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sorrah, Carcharias (Prionodon) Valenciennes [A.] in Müller & Henle 1839:45, [Pl. 16] [Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen; ref. 3069] Java, Indonesia. Lectotype: RMNH 4294. Paralectotypes: MNHN 0000-1131 (1), 0000-1132 (1); ZSL uncat. (2, whereabouts unknown). Type catalog: Bertin 1939:71-72 [ref. 20739]. Lectotype selected by Garrick 1982:168 [ref. 5454]. Authorship changed to Valenciennes 1839 -- Jones et al. 2015:570 [ref. 34086]. •Valid as Carcharhinus sorrah (Valenciennes 1839) (often seen as Müller & Henle 1839) -- (Kyushin et al. 1977:20 [ref. 19756], Garrick 1982:165 [ref. 5454], Dor 1984:7 [ref. 29757], Compagno 1984:500 [ref. 6846], Nakaya in Masuda et al. 1984:6 [ref. 6441], Bass et al. 1986:77 [ref. 5638], Allen & Swainston 1988:22 [ref. 25477], Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:224 [ref. 36138], Paxton et al. 1989:79 [ref. 12442], Randall et al. 1990:21 [ref. 15987], Last & Stevens 1994:255 [ref. 23873], Goren & Dor 1994:3 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:33 [ref. 22896], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:65 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:42 [ref. 23977], Chen et al. 1997:5 [ref. 26476] dated 1841, Randall et al. 1997:21 [ref. 25919], Compagno & Niem 1998:1347 [ref. 23787], Fricke 1999:21 [ref. 24106], Mishra et al. 1999:82 [ref. 25315], Johnson 1999:719 [ref. 25471], Compagno 1999:483 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:137 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:580 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:14 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:137 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:53, 473 [ref. 26218], Allen & Adrim 2003:21 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S92 [ref. 27377], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:29 [ref. 27735], Compagno et al. 2005:40 [ref. 29145], Hoese et al. 2006:103 [ref. 29001], Randall 2007:34 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:10 [ref. 30213], Last el al. 2010:112[ref. 32461], Fricke et al. 2011:346 [ref. 31242], Voigt & Weber 2011:97 [ref. 31424], Voigt & Weber 2011:97 [ref. 31424], Moore et al. 2012:10 [ref. 31771], White 2012:3 [ref. 31843], Allen & Erdmann 2012:58 [ref. 31980], Naylor et al. 2012:23 [ref. 32267] see remarks, Ebert et al. 2013:334 [ref. 33045], Yoshida et al. 2013:10 [ref. 34464], Psomadakis et al. 2015:84 [ref. 34104], Weigmann 2016:23 [ref. 34211] with authors as Müller & Henle, White et al. 2017:160 [ref. 35860], Ali et al. 2018:301 [ref. 36183], Fricke et al. 2018:15 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:11 [ref. 36273], Kumar et al. 2018:296 [ref. 36178], Manjaji-Matsumoto in Kimura et al. 2018:10 [ref. 36460], White & Ko'ou 2018:37 [ref. 35922], Eagderi et al. 2019:5 [ref. 37020], Zajonz et al. 2019:59 [ref. 36871], Psomadakis et al. 2020:178 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Carcharhinus sorrah (Valenciennes 1839). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Persian Gulf, Seychelles, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Solomon Islands and northern Vanuatu, north to Taiwan, south to New South Wales (Australia) and New Caledonia. Habitat: brackish, marine.