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Carcharhinus  Blainville, 1816
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160267

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Eulamia Gill, 1862
    Galeolamna Owen, 1853
    Gillisqualus Whitley, 1934
    Platypodon Gill, 1862
    Pterolamiops Springer, 1951
    Uranga Whitley, 1943
    Aprionodon Gill, 1861
    Hypoprion Müller and Henle, 1838
  Common Name(s): gray sharks [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarăo, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                               OrderCarcharhiniformes  – ground sharks  
                                  FamilyCarcharhinidae Jordan and Evermann, 1896 – mangeurs d'hommes, tiburones gambuso, requiem sharks  
                                     GenusCarcharhinus Blainville, 1816 – gray sharks  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Carcharhinus acronotus (Poey, 1860) – tiburón cangüay, blacknose shark, tiburón limón 
                                        Species Carcharhinus albimarginatus (Rüppell, 1837) – tiburón puntas blancas, silvertip shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus altimus (Springer, 1950) – tiburón narizón, bignose shark, baboso 
                                        Species Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides (Whitley, 1934) – graceful shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos (Bleeker, 1856) – grey reef shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus amboinensis (Müller and Henle, 1839) – pigeye shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus borneensis (Bleeker, 1858) – borneo shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus brachyurus (Günther, 1870) – tiburón cobrizo, copper shark, narrowtooth shark, bronze whaler 
                                        Species Carcharhinus brevipinna (Müller and Henle, 1839) – tiburón curro, spinner shark, tiburón de arrecife 
                                        Species Carcharhinus cautus (Whitley, 1945) – nervous shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus dussumieri (Müller and Henle, 1839) – whitecheek shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus falciformis (Müller and Henle, 1839) – tiburón piloto, silky shark, jaquetón 
                                        Species Carcharhinus fitzroyensis (Whitley, 1943) – creek whaler 
                                        Species Carcharhinus galapagensis (Snodgrass and Heller, 1905) – tiburón de Galápagos, Galapagos shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus hemiodon (Müller and Henle, 1839) – pondicherry shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus isodon (Müller and Henle, 1839) – tiburón dentiliso, finetooth shark, galano dientefino 
                                        Species Carcharhinus leucas (Müller and Henle, 1839) – tiburón toro, bull shark, cabeza de batea 
                                        Species Carcharhinus limbatus (Müller and Henle, 1839) – tiburón volador, blacktip shark, balicero 
                                        Species Carcharhinus longimanus (Poey, 1861) – tiburón oceánico, oceanic whitetip shark, galano 
                                        Species Carcharhinus macloti (Müller and Henle, 1839) – hardnose shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy and Gaimard, 1824) – blacktip reef shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus menisorrah (Müller and Henle, 1839)  
                                        Species Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818) – tiburón gambuso, dusky shark, tiburón amarillo 
                                        Species Carcharhinus perezii (Poey, 1876) – tiburón coralino, Caribbean reef shark, reef shark, cabeza dura 
                                        Species Carcharhinus plumbeus (Nardo, 1827) – tiburón aleta de cartón, sandbar shark, arenero 
                                        Species Carcharhinus porosus (Ranzani, 1839) – tiburón poroso, smalltail shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus sealei (Pietschmann, 1913) – blackspot shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus signatus (Poey, 1868) – tiburón nocturno, night shark, tiburón de noche 
                                        Species Carcharhinus sorrah (Müller and Henle, 1839) – spot-tail shark 
                                        Species Carcharhinus tilstoni (Whitley, 1950)  
                                        Species Carcharhinus wheeleri Garrick, 1982 – blacktail reef shark 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Carcharhinus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Carcharhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V.  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sharks of the World: An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 4, pt. 2   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  Reference for: Carcharhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Reference for: Carcharhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Carcharhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Carcharhinus   

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