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bigelowi, Hypoprion Cadenat [J.] 1956:539, Figs. 1-5 [Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire (Sér A) Sciences Naturelles v. 18 (no. 2); ref. 12183] Senegal coast, about 100 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1959-0040 [ex IFAN 1955-4915]. •Synonym of Carcharhinus signatus (Poey 1868) -- (Branstetter in Whitehead et al. 1984:110 [ref. 13675], Compagno 1984:499 [ref. 6846], Garrick 1985:20 [ref. 5654], Springer 1990:107 [ref. 19320], Compagno et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:681 [ref. 22829], Compagno 2003:489 [ref. 26984], Castro 2011:463 [ref. 31457], Voigt & Weber 2011:95 [ref. 31424], Compagno 2016:1317 [ref. 34544]). Current status: Synonym of Carcharhinus signatus (Poey 1868). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: marine.


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