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Species in the genus Rhizoprionodon: [ 17 ] records


aaronis, Carcharias Hemprich [F. W.] & Ehrenberg [C. G.] 1899:8, Pl. 5 (fig. 1 + a-c) [Symbolae physicae; ref. 4977] Red Sea. Hemprich & Ehrenberg specimens: ZMB 2261 (1, dry), 4453 (3), 4456 (1). Type catalog: Paepke & Schmidt 1988:163 [ref. 21041] with syntypes at ZMB. Regarded as not available, appeared as Hemprich & Ehrenberg name in synonymy of Carcharias acutus Rüppell; subsequent validation not researched. •In the synonymy of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837) -- (Dor 1984:10 [ref. 29757], Compagno 1984:525 [ref. 6846]). Nomen Nudum. Current status: Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae.

acutus, Carcharias Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1837:65, Pl. 18 (fig. 4) [Neue Wirbelthiere zu der Fauna von Abyssinien gehörig. Fische des Rothen Meeres; ref. 3844] Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea. Lectotype: SMF 2783. Paralectotypes: SMF 761 (2). Type catalog and lectotype designation: Klausewitz 1960:292 [ref. 21330]. •Listed in the synonymy of Loxodon macrorhinus Müller & Henle 1839 -- (Compagno & Niem 1998:1351 [ref. 23787] presumably on a misidentified paralectotype, also Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:34 [ref. 27735]). •Valid as Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837) -- (Springer 1964:594 [ref. 3494], Compagno 1973:31 [ref. 7163], Branstetter in Whitehead et al. 1984:114 [ref. 13675], Dor 1984:9 [ref. 29757], Compagno 1984:525 [ref. 6846], Nakaya in Masuda et al. 1984:5 [ref. 6441], Bass et al. 1986:85 [ref. 5638], Allen & Swainston 1988:24 [ref. 25477], Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:223 [ref. 36138], Paxton et al. 1989:83 [ref. 12442], Springer 1990:102 [ref. 19320], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:23 [ref. 20764], Last & Stevens 1994:265 [ref. 23873], Goren & Dor 1994:3 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:36 [ref. 22896], Rainboth 1996:51 [ref. 22772], Allen 1997:44 [ref. 23977], Compagno & Niem 1998:1354 [ref. 23787], Fricke 1999:23 [ref. 24106], Mishra & Srinivasan 1999:233 [ref. 24754], Afonso et al. 1999:68 [ref. 25466], Johnson 1999:720 [ref. 25471], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:136 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:580 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:14 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:136 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:53, 474 [ref. 26218], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S92 [ref. 27377], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:34 [ref. 27735], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:62 [ref. 28072], Compagno et al. 2005:43 [ref. 29145], Hoese et al. 2006:106 [ref. 29001], Wirtz et al. 2007:23 [ref. 30263], Moore et al. 2012:10 [ref. 31771], Naylor et al. 2012:29 [ref. 32267] see remarks, Wirtz et al. 2013:116 [ref. 32972], Larson et al. 2013:12 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:22 [ref. 32989], Ebert et al. 2013:337 [ref. 33045], Fricke et al. 2014:14 [ref. 33932], Shinohara et al. 2014:233 [ref. 33330] as Rhizopriodon, Parin et al. 2014:24 [ref. 33547], Psomadakis et al. 2015:86 [ref. 34104], Weigmann 2016:25 [ref. 34211], Compagno 2016:1325 [ref. 34544], White et al. 2017:174 [ref. 35860], Ali et al. 2018:302 [ref. 36183], Biscoito et al. 2018:484 [ref. 37562], Fricke et al. 2018:16 [ref. 35805], Dyldin & Orlov 2018:165 [ref. 35920], Golani & Fricke 2018:12 [ref. 36273], Kumar et al. 2018:297 [ref. 36178], White & Ko'ou 2018:40 [ref. 35922], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:80 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:28 [ref. 37250], Eagderi et al. 2019:6 [ref. 37020], Fernando et al. 2019:223 [ref. 36642], Reiner 2019:36 [ref. 38139], Habib & Islam 2020:Supplementary table p. 2 [ref. 38321], Kovačić et al. 2020:5 [ref. 37519], Psomadakis et al. 2020:180 [ref. 37272], Serena et al. 2020:502 [ref. 37963], Dyldin & Orlov 2021:56 [ref. 38158], Ebert et al. 2021:67 [ref. 38234]). Current status: Valid as Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical through warm temperate seas (including Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, Persian Gulf). Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

aronis, Carcharias Ehrenberg [C. G.] in Klunzinger 1871:655 [Verhandlungen der K.-K. zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien v. 21; ref. 2622] Red Sea. Name in synonymy; not validated with this spelling; see Carcharias aaronis Hemprich & Ehrenberg. •In the synonymy of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837) -- (Dor 1984:10 [ref. 29757], Kottelat 2013:22 [ref. 32989]). Nomen Nudum. Current status: Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae.

crenidens, Carcharias (Scoliodon) Klunzinger [C. B.] 1880:426 [102], Pl. 8 (fig. 3) [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 80 (1. Abth.) (nos 3-4); ref. 2624] Endeavour Strait, 10°50'S, 142°15'E, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): SMNS 2449. Type catalog: Fricke 1992:7 [ref. 20296], Fricke 2005:24 [ref. 29864]. On p. 102 of separate. •Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837) -- (Springer 1964:594 [ref. 3494], Compagno 1984:525 [ref. 6846], Paxton et al. 1989:83 [ref. 12442], Hoese et al. 2006:106 [ref. 29001], Kottelat 2013:22 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

eumeces, Carcharias Pietschmann [V.] 1913:172, Pl. 1 [Jahrbücher des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde. Wiesbaden v. 66; ref. 14972] Bibundi, Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea, eastern Atlantic. Holotype: MW [Stadt. Mus. Wiesbaden] no. 931. Paratypes: NMW 61212 (1). •Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837) -- (Springer 1964:594 [ref. 3494], Compagno 1973:31 [ref. 7163], Compagno 1984:525 [ref. 6846], Kottelat 2013:23 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

fissidens, Carcharias Bennett [E. T.] 1831:148 [Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological Society of London 1830-31 (pt 1); ref. 5778] Atlantic coast of North Africa. No types known. •Status uncertain; possibly based on Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837) -- (Compagno 1973:31 [ref. 7163], Kottelat 2013:22 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Uncertain as Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

lalandii, Carcharias (Scoliodon) Valenciennes [A.] in Müller & Henle 1839:30 [Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen; ref. 3069] Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lectotype: MNHN 0000-0945. Paralectotypes: MNHN 0000-1143 (1), 0000-3466 (1, dry), 0000-3467 (1, dry). Type catalog: Bertin 1939:69 [ref. 20739]. Lectotype selected by Springer 1964:621 [ref. 3494]. Authorship changed to Valenciennes 1839 -- Jones et al. 2015:570 [ref. 34086]. •Valid as Rhizoprionodon lalandii (Valenciennes 1839) -- (Springer 1964:615 [ref. 3494] as lalandei, Uyeno & Sasaki in Uyeno et al. 1983:55 [ref. 14275], Compagno 1984:527 [ref. 6846], Cervigón 1992:178 [ref. 23827], Cervigón & Alcalá 1999:88 [ref. 24490], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Grace 2001:13 [ref. 25694], Soto 2001:64, 73 [ref. 26637], Compagno 2003:494 [ref. 26984], Gadig & Gomes in Menezes et al. 2003:24 [ref. 27192], Mendonça et al. 2010:[4] [ref. 34427], Weigmann 2016:26 [ref. 34211] with authors as Müller & Henle, Nión et al. 2016:20 [ref. 35565], Spier et al. 2018:4 [ref. 36103], Ehemann et al. 2019:[4] [ref. 36861]). Current status: Valid as Rhizoprionodon lalandii (Valenciennes 1839). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Panama to southern Brazil, including southern Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.

longmani, Scoliodon Ogilby [J. D.] 1912:30 [Memoirs of the Queensland Museum v. 1; ref. 14855] Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): QM I.292. •Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837) -- (Springer 1964:594 [ref. 3494], Hoese et al. 2006:106 [ref. 29001], Kottelat 2013:23 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

longurio, Carcharias (Scoliodon) Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882:106 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 5 (no. 268); ref. 10603] Harbor at Mazatlán, Sinaloa, western Mexico. Lectotype: USNM 28330. Paralectotypes: USNM 28306 (1), 28331 (1), 29541 (1), 29551 (1). Type catalog: Howe & Springer 1993:8 [ref. 21812]. Lectotype selected by Howe & Springer 1993:8 [ref. 21812]. •Valid as Rhizoprionodon longurio (Jordan & Gilbert 1882) -- (Springer 1964:611 [ref. 3494], Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:41 [ref. 9277], Compagno 1984:528 [ref. 6846], Allen & Robertson 1994:23 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:18 [ref. 23101], Compagno et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:686 [ref. 22829], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:65 [ref. 27969], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:52 [ref. 24555], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:46 [ref. 24550], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Thomson et al. 2000:282 [ref. 25640], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27705], Nelson et al. 2004:53 [ref. 27807], Love et al. 2005:9 [ref. 37547], Castro 2011:493 [ref. 31457], Page et al. 2013:52 [ref. 32708], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:96 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:26 [ref. 34211], Fourriére et al. 2016:453 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:605 [ref. 34923], Kells et al. 2016:72 [ref. 35888], Ebert et al. 2017:56 [ref. 35618], Ehemann et al. 2018:22 [ref. 36194], González-Murcia et al. 2019:288 [ref. 36544], Calle-Morán et al. 2020:243 [ref. 37881], González-Acosta et al. 2021:6 [ref. 38361]). Current status: Valid as Rhizoprionodon longurio (Jordan & Gilbert 1882). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: southern California (U.S.A.) south to Peru, including Gulf of California (Mexico). Habitat: marine.

oligolinx, Rhizoprionodon (Protozygaena) Springer [V. G.] 1964:621, Figs. 12-13; Pl. 2 (fig. c) [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 115 (no. 3493); ref. 3494] Bangkok market, caught in Gulf of Thailand, 11°56'-12°03'N, 102°14'30"-102°17'45"E, 2-3 miles offshore, depth 0-10 meters. Holotype: USNM 196799. Paratypes: ANSP (4 lots, 5); BMNH 1862.11.1.43 (1), 1868.10.25.21 (1), 1889.2.1.4150 (1), 1889.2.1.4161-63 (3), 1889.2.1.4164--4166 (3), 1889.2.1.4175 (1); CAS (4 lots, 9); FMNH (3 lots, 3); IRSNB 506 (1); ISZZ 7533 (1); MCZ 111 (3 lots, 3); MNHN 0000-0949 (3 lots, 6); NMV uncat. (4, still researching); RMNH 4713 (1); CAS-SU (3 lots, 3); UMMZ 177113 (3); USNM 175349 (1); ZMH 24398 [ex ISH 5-1961] (1); ZMUC (3 lots, 3); ZSZM H1377 (1), 10377 (1). Additional material: BMNH (1), USNM (1). Type catalog: Krefft 1978:5 [ref. 9884], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:75 [ref. 12367], Howe & Springer 1993:10 [ref. 21812], Thiel et al. 2009:14 [ref. 30918]. •Valid as Rhizoprionodon oligolinx Springer 1964 -- (Compagno 1984:529 [ref. 6846], Nakaya in Masuda et al. 1984:5 [ref. 6441], Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:223 [ref. 36138], Paxton et al. 1989:84 [ref. 12442], Last & Stevens 1994:266 [ref. 23873], Compagno & Niem 1998:1355 [ref. 23787], Myers 1999:36 [ref. 23965], Morón et al. 1999:148 [ref. 24253], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:136 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:580 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2002:136 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:53, 474 [ref. 26218], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S92 [ref. 27377], Compagno et al. 2005:43 [ref. 29145], Hoese et al. 2006:106 [ref. 29001], Last el al. 2010:128 [ref. 32461], Moore et al. 2012:11 [ref. 31771], Larson et al. 2013:12 [ref. 32988], Psomadakis et al. 2015:86 [ref. 34104], Weigmann 2016:26 [ref. 34211], White et al. 2017:176 [ref. 35860], Ali et al. 2018:302 [ref. 36183], Jawad et al. 2018:94 [ref. 36262], Kumar et al. 2018:297 [ref. 36178], White & Ko'ou 2018:41 [ref. 35922], Eagderi et al. 2019:7 [ref. 37020], Fernando et al. 2019:223 [ref. 36642], Psomadakis et al. 2020:181 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Rhizoprionodon oligolinx Springer 1964. Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf east to Gulf of Thailand, south to Australia. Habitat: marine.

porosus, Squalus Poey [F.] 1861:339, Pl. 19 (Figs. 11-12) [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 3499] Havana, Cuba. Holotype (unique): Poey specimen 410 (lost). Type catalog: Gutiérrez de los Reyes et al. 2015:46 [ref. 36079]. As Scoliodon porosus on plate. •Valid as Rhizoprionodon porosus (Poey 1861) -- (Springer 1964:606 [ref. 3494], Compagno 1984:530 [ref. 6846], Cervigón 1992:178 [ref. 23827], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:28 [ref. 24545], Aguilera 1998:45 [ref. 24221], Cervigón & Alcalá 1999:91 [ref. 24490], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:45 [ref. 24550], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Grace 2001:14 [ref. 25694], Rocha & Rosa 2001:989 [ref. 25909], Soto 2001:64, 74 [ref. 26637], Camargo & Isaac 2001:139 [ref. 27639], Compagno 2003:495 [ref. 26984], Gadig & Gomes in Menezes et al. 2003:24 [ref. 27192], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:66 [ref. 27705], Nelson et al. 2004:53 [ref. 27807], Matamoros et al. 2009:7 [ref. 31241], Mendonça et al. 2010:[4] [ref. 34427], Page et al. 2013:52 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:20 [ref. 33341], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:96 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:26 [ref. 34211], Nión et al. 2016:20 [ref. 35565], Ehemann et al. 2018:22 [ref. 36194], Spier et al. 2018:4 [ref. 36103], Ehemann et al. 2019:[4] [ref. 36861]). Current status: Valid as Rhizoprionodon porosus (Poey 1861). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic, including Caribbean Sea. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

sorrahkowah, Carcharias (Prionodon) Bleeker [P.] 1853:80 [Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. v. 25 (art. 8); ref. 341] Vizagapatam, India. No types known. Available as "Carcharius (?) sorrah kowah Blkr. Sorrah kowah Russ. No. 15" which refers to Russell 1803 [ref. 13862]. •Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837) -- (Springer 1964:594 [ref. 3494] as sorrakowa, Compagno 1984:525 [ref. 6846], Last el al. 2010:127 [ref. 32461], Kottelat 2013:22 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

sorrakowah, Squalus Cuvier [G.] 1829:388 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Perhaps not available, technically not associated with a genus, perhaps vernacular; based on Sorrah kowah of Russell 1803:9, Pl. 15 from Vizagapatam. •Valid as Scoliodon sorrakowah (Cuvier 1829) -- (Chen et al. 1997:4 [ref. 26476], Cheng & Zhou 1997:31 [ref. 26385]). •Not intended as an original description, should date to Carcharias sorrahkowah Bleeker 1853 -- (White et al. 2010:62 [ref. 30850]). Current status: Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae.

taylori, Physodon Ogilby [J. D.] 1915:117 [Memoirs of the Queensland Museum v. 3; ref. 3293] Townsville, northern Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): QM I.738 [not QM I.4539] (apparently lost). •Valid as Rhizoprionodon taylori (Ogilby 1915) -- (Springer 1964:627 [ref. 3494], Compagno 1984:531 [ref. 6846], Paxton et al. 1989:84 [ref. 12442], Last & Stevens 1994:267 [ref. 23873], Compagno & Niem 1998:1356 [ref. 23787], Johnson 1999:720 [ref. 25471], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Hutchins 2001:14 [ref. 25847], Hoese et al. 2006:107 [ref. 29001], Larson et al. 2013:12 [ref. 32988], Weigmann 2016:26 [ref. 34211], White et al. 2017:178 [ref. 35860], White & Ko'ou 2018:41 [ref. 35922]). Current status: Valid as Rhizoprionodon taylori (Ogilby 1915). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Papua New Guinea and northern Australia. Habitat: marine.

terraenovae, Squalus (Carcharias) Richardson [J.] 1836:289 [Fauna Boreali-Americana Part 3; ref. 3731] Newfoundland, Canada. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. Originally as terrae-novae, correction mandatory. •Valid as Scoliodon terraenovae (Richardson 1836) -- (Camargo & Isaac 2001:139 [ref. 27639]). •Valid as Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (Richardson 1836) -- (Springer 1964:601 [ref. 3494], Compagno 1984:532 [ref. 6846], Robins & Ray 1986:29 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:28 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:32 [ref. 14674], Boschung 1992:23 [ref. 23239], Murdy et al. 1997:29 [ref. 23144], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:90 [ref. 23897], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:45 [ref. 24550], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:146 [ref. 27754], Grace 2001:15 [ref. 25694], Branstetter in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:41 [ref. 26158], Compagno 2003:496 [ref. 26984], Smith et al. 2003:5 [ref. 27621], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:66 [ref. 27705], Nelson et al. 2004:53 [ref. 27807], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:62 [ref. 28072], Mendonça et al. 2010:[4] [ref. 34427], Castro 2011:496 [ref. 31457], Page et al. 2013:52 [ref. 32708], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:97 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:26 [ref. 34211], Ehemann et al. 2018:22 [ref. 36194], Ehemann et al. 2019:[4] [ref. 36861]). Current status: Valid as Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (Richardson 1836). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Canada south to Yucatan, Mexico; Venezuela. Habitat: brackish, marine.

vagatus, Scoliodon Garman [S.] 1913:116 [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 36; ref. 1545] Zanzibar, Tanzania. Holotype (unique): MCZ 401-S. Type catalog: Hartel & Dingerkus 1997:xl [ref. 23119]. •Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837) -- (Springer 1964:594 [ref. 3494], Compagno 1984:525 [ref. 6846], Kottelat 2013:23 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

walbeehmi, Carcharias (Scoliodon) Bleeker [P.] 1856:353 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 10; ref. 16852] Bintan Island, Riau Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): ?BMNH 1864.11.28.191 or RMNH 7368. Bleeker specimens: RMNH 7368 (1), 24039 [ex 7368] (1). •Synonym of Rhinobatos granulatus Cuvier 1829 -- (Hartel & Dingerkus 1997:xx [ref. 23119]). •Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837) -- (Springer 1964:594 [ref. 3494], Kottelat 2013:22 [ref. 32989], Dyldin & Orlov 2018:165 [ref. 35920]). Current status: Synonym of Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell 1837). Carcharhinidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.