Carcharhinus sorrah (Valenciennes, 1839),

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 37

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:255EE06E-3171-41F3-BB3D-E7D29537A292

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/735C87F1-8A72-FF8A-9BF6-FCFC58838C5E

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scientific name

Carcharhinus sorrah (Valenciennes, 1839)
status

 

Carcharhinus sorrah (Valenciennes, 1839) 

Spot-tail Shark

Carcharias (Prionodon) sorrah Valenciennes in Müller & Henle, 1839: 45  , pl. 16. Lectotype: RMNH 4294View Materials, Type locality: Java, Indonesia. 

Local synonymy: Carcharhinus  spallanzani— Filewood, 1973: 7 (PNG). Carcharhinus sorrah  — White et al., 2018: 160, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (9 spec.) KFRS E.003A (dried jaws)  , KFRS E.003B (dried jaws), Hall Sound, Yule Island , Central Province, 11 Nov. 1963  ; KFRS E.004 (dried jaws), north of Yule Island , Central Province, 11 Jun. 1963  ; KFRS E.343A-C (3 spec.), two females 293 and 300 mm TL, one juvenile male 300 mm TL, KFRS E.344A- B (2 spec.), females 327 and 340 mm TL, Kairuku, Yule Island , Central Province, 2 Oct. 1968  ; KFRS E.367 (dried jaws), no collection data.

Remarks: First recorded from PNG by Filewood (1973) as C. spallanzani  (= sorrah  , isobel, etc) and listed as “very common”. Caught by coastal fisheries.

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Carcharhiniformes

Family

Carcharhinidae

Genus

Carcharhinus

Loc

Carcharhinus sorrah (Valenciennes, 1839)

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

Carcharias (Prionodon) sorrah Valenciennes in Müller & Henle, 1839: 45

Valenciennes in Muller & Henle 1839: 45
1839
Loc

Carcharhinus

Blainville 1816
1816