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glyphis, Carcharias (Prionodon) Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1839:40, [Pl. 14] [Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen; ref. 3069] Probably Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): ZMB 5265 (stuffed). Type catalog: Paepke & Schmidt 1988:166 [ref. 21041]. Roberts 2007:279 [ref. 29791] suggests the type locality may be the South China Sea; Roberts reported a reliable specimen from Pulo Condor [= Con Dao] Island, 100 km southeast of the major distributary of the Mekong Deltam about 220 kn south of Saigon, Republic of Vietnam. •Valid as Glyphis glyphis (Müller & Henle 1839) -- (Compagno 1984:509 [ref. 6846], Compagno 1999:483 [ref. 25589], Compagno et al. 2008:204, 213 [ref. 29688], Roberts 2007:279 [ref. 29791], Compagno et al. 2010:30 [ref. 30848], Berra 2010:109 [ref. 31120], Morgan et al. 2011:21 [ref. 31262], Naylor et al. 2012:29 [ref. 34345] see remarks, Larson et al. 2013:11 [ref. 32988], Weigmann 2016:24 [ref. 34211], Shimada et al. 2016:238 [ref. 34719], White et al. 2017:166 [ref. 35860], White & Ko'ou 2018:38 [ref. 35922]). Current status: Valid as Glyphis glyphis (Müller & Henle 1839). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Northern Australia and southern Papua New Guinea. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.