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porosus, Carcharias Ranzani [C.] 1839:70 [6], Pl. 9 (figs. 1-5) [Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientiarum Instituti Bononiensis v. 4 [1840]; ref. 18606] Brazil. Holotype (unique): MZUB 942. Appeared first without description as Carcharias porosa as Ranzani in Alessandrini 1838:433 [ref. 25852]. Dates to publication in a separate, on p. 6 and Pl. 2 in 1839; journal version in 1840. •Valid as Carcharhinus porosus (Ranzani 1839) -- (Garrick 1982:69 [ref. 5454], Compagno 1984:496 [ref. 6846], Robins & Ray 1986:28 [ref. 23100], Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:223 [ref. 36138], Boschung 1992:22 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:175 [ref. 23827], Allen & Robertson 1994:23 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:16 [ref. 23101], Compagno et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:680 [ref. 22829], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:85 [ref. 23897], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:57 [ref. 24555], Cervigón & Alcalá 1999:73 [ref. 24490], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:48 [ref. 24550], Compagno 1999:483 [ref. 25589], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:146 [ref. 27754], Grace 2001:16 [ref. 25694], Soto 2001:64, 81 [ref. 26637], Compagno 2003:488 [ref. 26984], Gadig & Gomes in Menezes et al. 2003:23 [ref. 27192], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:59 [ref. 27705] dated 1840, Nelson et al. 2004:53 [ref. 27807] dated 1840, Castro 2011:8 [ref. 31126], Voigt & Weber 2011:91 [ref. 31424], Castro 2011:459 [ref. 31457], White 2012:3 [ref. 31843], Naylor et al. 2012:27 [ref. 34345] see remarks, Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:94 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:23 [ref. 34211], Nión et al. 2016:20 [ref. 35565], Ehemann et al. 2018:21 [ref. 36194], Spier et al. 2018:4 [ref. 36103], White et al. 2019:4 [ref. 36436]). Current status: Valid as Carcharhinus porosus (Ranzani 1839). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Western North Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico to southern Brazil. Not Pacific when C. cerdale is treated as valid. Habitat: brackish, marine.