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Carcharhinidae Jordan & Evermann, 1896

105689  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105689)

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  1. Genus Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
  2. Genus Galeolamna Owen, 1853
  3. Genus Glyphis Agassiz, 1843
  4. Genus Isogomphodon Gill, 1862
  5. Genus Lamiopsis Gill, 1862
  6. Genus Loxodon Müller & Henle, 1838
  7. Genus Nasolamia Compagno & Garrick, 1983
  8. Genus Negaprion Whitley, 1940
  9. Genus Prionace Cantor, 1849
  10. Genus Rhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929
  11. Genus Scoliodon Müller & Henle, 1837
  12. Genus Triaenodon Müller & Henle, 1837
  13. Genus Apeionodon accepted as Aprionodon Gill, 1861 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816 (misspelling)
  14. Genus Aprionodon Gill, 1861 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
  15. Genus Carcharicus accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
  16. Genus Carcharins accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816 (misspelling)
  17. Genus Carcharius accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816 (misspelling)
  18. Genus Cynocephalus Gill (ex Klein), 1862 accepted as Prionace Cantor, 1849
  19. Genus Eulamia Gill, 1862 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
  20. Genus Galeocerda accepted as Galeocerdo Müller & Henle, 1837 (misspelling)
  21. Genus Gillisqualus Whitley, 1934 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
  22. Genus Gymnorhinus Hilgendorf, 1899 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
  23. Genus Hemigaleops Schultz & Welander, 1953 accepted as Negaprion Whitley, 1940
  24. Genus Hypoprion Müller & Henle, 1838 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
  25. Genus Longmania Whitley, 1939 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
  26. Genus Mystidens Whitley, 1944 accepted as Negaprion Whitley, 1940
  27. Genus Physodon Valenciennes, 1838 accepted as Scoliodon Müller & Henle, 1837
  28. Genus Platypodon Gill, 1862 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
  29. Genus Prionacea accepted as Prionace Cantor, 1849 (misspelling)
  30. Genus Prionidon accepted as Prionodon Müller & Henle, 1838 accepted as Prionace Cantor, 1849 (misspelling)
  31. Genus Prionodon Müller & Henle, 1838 accepted as Prionace Cantor, 1849 (synonym)
  32. Genus Protozygaena Whitley, 1940 accepted as Rhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929
  33. Genus Rhizopriodon accepted as Rhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929 (misspelling)
  34. Genus Rizoprionodon accepted as Rhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929 (misspelling)
  35. Genus Scolliodon accepted as Scoliodon Müller & Henle, 1837 (misspelling)
  36. Genus Thalassinus Moreau, 1881 accepted as Prionace Cantor, 1849
  37. Genus Thalassorhinus Valenciennes, 1838 accepted as Prionace Cantor, 1849
  38. Genus Traenodon accepted as Triaenodon Müller & Henle, 1837 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
  39. Genus Trianodon accepted as Triaenodon Müller & Henle, 1837 (misspelling)
  40. Genus Uranga Whitley, 1943 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Distribution: global. Gill openings 5, the fifth behind origin of pectoral fin. Small to large sharks with round eyes,...  
Distribution Distribution: global. Gill openings 5, the fifth behind origin of pectoral fin. Small to large sharks with round eyes, internal nictitating eyelids, no nasoral grooves or barbels, usually no spiracles. Teeth usually bladelike with one cusp. Development usually viviparous. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Carcharhinidae Jordan & Evermann, 1896. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105689 on 2024-06-12
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (PeRMS) Chirichigno, N.; Cornejo, M. (2001). Catálogo comentado de los peces marinos del Perú. <em>2ª ed. Instituto del Mar de Perú. Publicación Especial. Callao.</em> 314 p. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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Distribution Distribution: global. Gill openings 5, the fifth behind origin of pectoral fin. Small to large sharks with round eyes, internal nictitating eyelids, no nasoral grooves or barbels, usually no spiracles. Teeth usually bladelike with one cusp. Development usually viviparous. [details]

Remark Carcharhinidae in Fishbase 96 [details]
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English requiem sharks  [details]
Japanese メジロザメ科  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål blåhaifamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk blåhaifamilien  [details]
Swedish revhajar  [details]