Carcharhinus leucas (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: 35

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/735C87F1-8A74-FF8C-9BF6-FF7D5BCA8B38

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Carcharhinus leucas (Valenciennes, 1839)
status

 

Carcharhinus leucas (Valenciennes, 1839) 

Bull Shark

Carcharias (Prionodon) leucas Valenciennes in Müller & Henle, 1839: 42  . Syntypes (4): only 2 stuffed syntypes still in existence; MNHN A-9650, MNHN A-9652. Type locality: Antilles , Western Atlantic  .

Local synonymy: Carcharhinus  leucas— Filewood, 1973: 5 (PNG); Haines, 1979a: 6 (Purari Delta); Haines, 1979b: 94 (Purari Delta); Compagno, 1984: 479 (New Guinea); Kailola, 1987: 16 (Fly River to Yule Island); Taniuchi & Shimizu, 1991: 5 (Sepik River); Kan & Taniuchi, 1991: 3 (near Angoram, Sepik River); White et al., 2018: 146, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (2 spec.) CSIRO C 1800 (teeth only), Port Moresby, 25 Sep. 1948; FUMT-P 10850, juvenile male 852 mm TL, Magendo 1, Sepik River, 5 Sep. 1989.

Remarks: First recorded from PNG by Filewood (1973), but first specimen recorded was in 1948 from Port Moresby (CSIRO C 1800).

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

CSIRO

Australian National Fish Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Carcharhiniformes

Family

Carcharhinidae

Genus

Carcharhinus

Loc

Carcharhinus leucas (Valenciennes, 1839)

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

Carcharias (Prionodon) leucas Valenciennes in Müller & Henle, 1839: 42

Valenciennes in Muller & Henle 1839: 42
1839
Loc

Carcharhinus

Blainville 1816
1816