Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816

White, William T., 2012, A redescription of Carcharhinus dussumieri and C. sealei, with resurrection of C. coatesi and C. tjutjot as valid species (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhinidae), Zootaxa 3241, pp. 1-34: 3

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Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
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Genus Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816 

Type species. Carcharias melanopterus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824  , under suspension of the Rules by the ICZN, Opinion 723, 1965, Bull. Zool. Nomencl. 22: 32.

SPECIES. Carcharhinus  includes at least 33 nominal species: C. acronotus ( Poey, 1860)  , C. albimarginatus ( Rüppell, 1837)  , C. altimus ( Springer, 1950)  , C. amblyrhynchoides ( Whitley, 1934)  , C. amblyrhynchos (Bleeker, 1856)  , C. amboinensis ( Müller & Henle, 1839)  , C. borneensis ( Bleeker, 1858)  , C. brachyurus ( Günther, 1870)  , C. brevipinna ( Müller & Henle, 1839)  , C. cautus ( Whitley, 1945)  , C. cerdale Gilbert, 1898  , C. coatesi ( Whitley, 1939)  , C. dussumieri ( Müller & Henle, 1839)  , C. falciformis ( Müller & Henle, 1839)  , C. fitzroyensis ( Whitley, 1943)  , C. galapagensis ( Snodgrass & Heller, 1905)  , C. hemiodon ( Müller & Henle, 1839)  , C. isodon ( Müller & Henle, 1839)  , C. leiodon Garrick, 1985  , C. leucas ( Müller & Henle, 1839)  , C. limbatus ( Müller & Henle, 1839)  , C. longimanus (Poey, 1861)  , C. macloti ( Müller & Henle, 1839)  , C. melanopterus ( Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)  , C. obscurus ( Lesueur, 1818)  , C. perezi ( Poey, 1876)  , C. plumbeus ( Nardo, 1827)  , C. porosus ( Ranzani, 1839)  , C. sealei ( Pietschmann, 1913)  , C. signatus ( Poey, 1868)  , C. sorrah ( Müller & Henle, 1839)  , C. tilstoni ( Whitley, 1950)  , C. tjutjot ( Bleeker, 1852)  ; and about two undescribed species, C. sp. A [sensu Compagno et al., 2005] and C. sp. (this paper). The inclusion of C. wheeleri Garrick, 1982  and C. acarenatus Moreno & Hoyos, 1983  as valid species in Voigt & Weber (2011) needs to be further examined and confirmed.

Comparative material. Carcharhinus  sp.: CSIRO  H 6891 –01 (jaws, and pectoral and first dorsal fins only), male 731 mm TL, Fahaheel fish market, Kuwait City, 29 °04.75’ N, 48 °08.57’ E, 17 th April 2008, collected by A. Moore.

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