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Species related to Carcharhinus obscurus: [ 7 ] records


obscurella, Carcharhinus Deng [S.-M.], Xiong [G.-Q.] & Zhan [H.-X.] 1981:217 [English p. 220], Figs. 4-6 [Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica v. 6 (no. 2); ref. 8612] Off Chang-jiang (Yangtze) River mouth, East China Sea, China. Holotype: ECSFI SH75-0678. Paratypes: ECSFI SH75-0512 (1), SH75-0056 (1), SH75-0636 (1), SH75-0669 (1). •Synonym of Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818) -- (Compagno 1984:489 [ref. 6846], Castro 2011:444 [ref. 31457], Voigt & Weber 2011:84 [ref. 31424]). Current status: Synonym of Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

iranzae, Carcharinus Fourmanoir [P.] 1961:40, Pl. 13 (fig. C) [Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar. Série F. Océanographie v. 4; ref. 9345] Off northwest coast of Madagascar, southwestern Indian Ocean. Syntypes: IRSMNB (probably lost). •Synonym of Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818) -- (Garrick 1982:121 [ref. 5454], Compagno 1984:489 [ref. 6846], Compagno & Niem 1998:1344 [ref. 23787], Voigt & Weber 2011:84 [ref. 31424], Castro 2011:444 [ref. 31457]). Current status: Synonym of Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

macrurus, Carcharias Ramsay [E. P.] & Ogilby [J. D.] 1887:163 [Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales (Series 2) v. 2 (pt 1); ref. 18602] Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia. Holotype (unique): AMS I.1155 (mounted skin). •Synonym of Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818) -- (Garrick 1982:121 [ref. 5454], Compagno 1984:489 [ref. 6846], Paxton et al. 1989:79 [ref. 12442], Last & Stevens 1994:253 [ref. 23873], Hoese et al. 2006:102 [ref. 29001], Voigt & Weber 2011:84 [ref. 31424]). Current status: Synonym of Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

greyi, Galeolamna Owen [R.] 1853:96 [Descriptive catalogue of the osteological series; ref. 4988] South Australia. Holotype: Royal College Surgeons London (jaws, destroyed). •Questionably a synonym of Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818) -- (Compagno 1984:489 [ref. 6846]). •Status uncertain -- (Garrick 1982:186 [ref. 5454], Paxton et al. 1989:84 [ref. 12442], Hoese et al. 2006:108 [ref. 29001]). •Synonym of Carcharhinus brachyurus (Günther 1870) -- (Last & Stevens 1994:236 [ref. 23873]). •Synonym of Carcharhinus obscurus (Leseur 1818) -- (Voigt & Weber 2011:84 [ref. 31424]). Current status: Synonym of Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

obscurus, Squalus Lesueur [C. A.] 1818:223, Pl. 9 [Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia v. 1 (pt 2); ref. 2735] No locality (= East coast of U.S.A.). No types known. Volume contains two plates labeled IX; S. obscurus is found on the second plate IX. •Valid as Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818) -- (Compagno 1973:25 [ref. 7163], Garrick 1982:120 [ref. 5454], Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:39 [ref. 9277], Branstetter in Whitehead et al. 1984:108 [ref. 13675], Compagno 1984:489 [ref. 6846], Nakaya in Masuda et al. 1984:6 [ref. 6441], Bass et al. 1986:75 [ref. 5638], Robins & Ray 1986:27 [ref. 23100], Allen & Swainston 1988:22 [ref. 25477], Scott & Scott 1988:25 [ref. 25518], Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:224 [ref. 36138], Paxton et al. 1989:79 [ref. 12442], McAllister 1990:32 [ref. 14674], Springer 1990:106 [ref. 19320], Randall et al. 1990:21 [ref. 15987], Boschung 1992:22 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:173 [ref. 23827], Allen & Robertson 1994:23 [ref. 22193], Gomon et al. 1994:123 [ref. 22532], Last & Stevens 1994:252 [ref. 23873], Compagno et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:678 [ref. 22829], Allen 1997:42 [ref. 23977], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:28 [ref. 24545], Murdy et al. 1997:31 [ref. 23144], Arruda 1997:18 [ref. 24952], Kuiter 1997:14 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:21 [ref. 25919], Compagno & Niem 1998:1344 [ref. 23787], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:82 [ref. 23897], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:115 [ref. 25013], Johnson 1999:719 [ref. 25471], Compagno 1999:483 [ref. 25589], Menezes & Marín 1999:1 [ref. 26473], Musick et al. 2000:8 [ref. 24959], Nakabo 2000:139 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:580 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:93 [ref. 25191], Lea & Rosenblatt 2000:119 [ref. 25206], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:146 [ref. 27754], Grace 2001:28 [ref. 25694], Hutchins 2001:14 [ref. 25847], Soto 2001:64, 79 [ref. 26637], Camargo & Isaac 2001:139 [ref. 27639], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:173 [ref. 26753], Branstetter in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:42 [ref. 26158], Nakabo 2002:139 [ref. 26001], Compagno 2003:485 [ref. 26984], Gadig & Gomes in Menezes et al. 2003:23 [ref. 27192], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S92 [ref. 27377], Bunkley-Williams & Williams 2004:96 [ref. 27795], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:57 [ref. 27705], Nelson et al. 2004:53 [ref. 27807], Love et al. 2005:8 [ref. 37547], Golani 2005:10 [ref. 37112], Mundy 2005:91 [ref. 28379], Hoese et al. 2006:102 [ref. 29001], White 2008:70 [ref. 30617], Fricke et al. 2011:346 [ref. 31242], Voigt & Weber 2011:84 [ref. 31424], Castro 2011:444 [ref. 31457], White 2012:3 [ref. 31843], Naylor et al. 2012:22 [ref. 32267] see remarks, Fricke et al. 2013:247 [32706], Page et al. 2013:51 [ref. 32708], Wirtz et al. 2013:115 [ref. 32972], Larson et al. 2013:10 [ref. 32988], Ebert et al. 2013:333 [ref. 33045], Wirtz et al. 2014:2 [ref. 33516], Duffy 2015:103 [ref. 34217], Pinheiro et al. 2015:3 [ref. 34324], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:93 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:22 [ref. 34211], Compagno 2016:1313 [ref. 34544], Fourriére et al. 2016:453 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:605 [ref. 34923], Nión et al. 2016:20 [ref. 35565], Kells et al. 2016:70 [ref. 35888], Ebert et al. 2017:56 [ref. 35618], White et al. 2017:156 [ref. 35860], Biscoito et al. 2018:467 [ref. 37562], Ehemann et al. 2018:21 [ref. 36194], Fricke et al. 2018:14 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:11 [ref. 36273], Spier et al. 2018:4 [ref. 36103], White & Ko'ou 2018:36 [ref. 35922], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:83 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:27 [ref. 37250], Ehemann et al. 2019:[4] [ref. 36861], Hoschke et al. 2019:153[ref. 36626], Lee et al. 2019:697 [ref. 37230], Bariche & Fricke 2020:9 [ref. 37515]). Current status: Valid as Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Nearly circumglobal in tropical and subtropical seas (including Gulf of California/Mexico, Caribbean Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea). Habitat: brackish, marine.

obvelatus, Prionodon Valenciennes [A.] 1844:103, Pl. 26 [Ichthyologie des îles Canaries v. 2 (pt 2); ref. 4502] Canary Islands. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-6434 (dry). Type catalog: Bertin 1939:73 [ref. 20739]. •Synonym of Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818) -- (Garrick 1982:121 [ref. 5454], Compagno 1984:489 [ref. 6846] with question, Voigt & Weber 2011:84 [ref. 31424]). Current status: Synonym of Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

eblis, Galeolamna (Galeolamnoides) Whitley [G. P.] 1944:252, Fig. 1 [Australian Zoologist v. 10 (pt 3); ref. 4705] Off Bald Head, towards Breaksea Island, Western Australia, depth 20 fathoms. Holotype: AMS IB.1615 (jaws and skin fragments). Paratypes: AMS IB.1609 (jaws), IB.1616 (1, jaws and skin fragments); WAM P.667-001 (1, mounted, jaws separate). Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:6 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:4 [ref. 30117] •Synonym of Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818) -- (Garrick 1982:121 [ref. 5454], Compagno 1984:489 [ref. 6846], Paxton et al. 1989:79 [ref. 12442], Last & Stevens 1994:253 [ref. 23873], Hoese et al. 2006:102 [ref. 29001], Voigt & Weber 2011:84 [ref. 31424], Castro 2011:444 [ref. 31457]). Current status: Synonym of Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur 1818). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.