Carcharhinidae

Wirtz, Peter, Fricke, Ronald & Biscoito, Manuel José, 2008, The coastal fishes of Madeira Island—new records and an annotated check-list, Zootaxa 1715, pp. 1-26: 3

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10.5281/zenodo.274128

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scientific name

Carcharhinidae
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Carcharhinidae 

Carcharhinus falciformis (Müller & Henle, 1839)  was questionably recorded from Madeira by Lowe (1839: 18, Carcharias  falcipinnis, a questionable synonym of Carcharhinus falciformis  ); also erroneously stated by Froese & Pauly (2005) to be recorded by Compagno (1984: 470-472), who, however, did not include a record from Madeira. This record needs confirmation.

* Carcharhinus galapagensis (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905)  —Galapagos shark

Recorded from Madeira by Compagno (1984: 473-475).

Carcharhinus limbatus (Müller & Henle, 1839)  —Blacktip shark

We consider this a very doubtful record.

* Carcharhinus longimanus  (Poey, 1861)—Oceanic whitetip shark

* Carcharhinus obscurus  (LeSueur, 1818)—Dusky shark

* Prionace glauca  (Linnaeus, 1758)—Blue shark

Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell, 1837)  —Milk shark

We consider this a very doubtful record.