Carcharhinus amboinensis (Müller & Henle, 1839),

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 32-33

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4411.1

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scientific name

Carcharhinus amboinensis (Müller & Henle, 1839)
status

 

Carcharhinus amboinensis (Müller & Henle, 1839) 

Pigeye Shark

Carcharias (Prionodon) amboinensis Müller & Henle, 1839: 40  , pl. 19 (teeth). Holotype: RMNH D2582 (skin). Type locality: Ambon Island  , Indonesia.

Local synonymy: Carcharhinus  amboinensis— Filewood, 1973: 5 (PNG); Kailola, 1987: 16 (Binaturi River; Bougainville; Ramu River mouth; Yule Island; Bootless Bay; Port Moresby); Last & Stevens, 2009: 253 (PNG and Bougainville); White et al., 2018: 134, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (5 spec.) KFRS E.019, Ramu River mouth, 18 Jul. 1965; KFRS E.031, Kairuku, Yule Island, 20 Oct. 1964; KFRS E.179, male, near McDhui wreck, Port Moresby, 26 Apr. 1965; KFRS E.368, Numa Numa, Bougainville, Aug. 1969; KFRS E.622, female 910 mm TL, Freshwater Bay, Gulf of Papua, 8°5’38” S, 145°50’37” E, 13–14 m depth, 30 Aug. 2015.

Remarks: First recorded by Filewood (1973) with dried jaws from his collection collected in the mid-1960s. Recorded in the coastal and trawl fisheries catches in southern PNG (Daru to Milne Bay).

RMNH

National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Carcharhiniformes

Family

Carcharhinidae

Genus

Carcharhinus

Loc

Carcharhinus amboinensis (Müller & Henle, 1839)

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred 2018
2018
Loc

Carcharias (Prionodon) amboinensis Müller & Henle, 1839: 40

Muller & Henle 1839: 40
1839
Loc

Carcharhinus

Blainville 1816
1816