WoRMS taxon details

Carcharhinidae Jordan & Evermann, 1896

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

accepted
Family
Genus Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
Genus Galeocerdo Müller & Henle, 1837
Genus Galeolamna Owen, 1853
Genus Glyphis Agassiz, 1843
Genus Isogomphodon Gill, 1862
Genus Lamiopsis Gill, 1862
Genus Loxodon Müller & Henle, 1838
Genus Nasolamia Compagno & Garrick, 1983
Genus Negaprion Whitley, 1940
Genus Prionace Cantor, 1849
Genus Rhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929
Genus Scoliodon Müller & Henle, 1837
Genus Triaenodon Müller & Henle, 1837

Genus Apeionodon accepted as Aprionodon Gill, 1861 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816 (misspelling)
Genus Aprionodon Gill, 1861 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
Genus Carcharins accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816 (misspelling)
Genus Carcharinus accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816 (misspelling)
Genus Carcharius accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816 (misspelling)
Genus Cynocephalus Gill (ex Klein), 1862 accepted as Prionace Cantor, 1849
Genus Cynocephalus Klein, 1777 accepted as Prionace Cantor, 1849 (synonym)
Genus Eulamia Gill, 1862 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
Genus Galeocerda accepted as Galeocerdo Müller & Henle, 1837 (misspelling)
Genus Gillisqualus Whitley, 1934 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
Genus Gymnorhinus Hilgendorf, 1899 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
Genus Hemigaleops Schultz & Welander, 1953 accepted as Negaprion Whitley, 1940
Genus Hypoprion Müller & Henle, 1838 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
Genus Longmania Whitley, 1939 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
Genus Mystidens Whitley, 1944 accepted as Negaprion Whitley, 1940
Genus Physodon Valenciennes, 1838 accepted as Scoliodon Müller & Henle, 1837
Genus Platypodon Gill, 1862 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
Genus Prionacea accepted as Prionace Cantor, 1849 (misspelling)
Genus Prionidon accepted as Prionodon Müller & Henle, 1838 accepted as Prionace Cantor, 1849 (misspelling)
Genus Prionodon Müller & Henle, 1838 accepted as Prionace Cantor, 1849 (synonym)
Genus Protozygaena Whitley, 1940 accepted as Rhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929
Genus Pterolamiops Springer, 1951 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816 (synonym)
Genus Rhizopriodon accepted as Rhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929 (misspelling)
Genus Rizoprionodon accepted as Rhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929 (misspelling)
Genus Scolliodon accepted as Scoliodon Müller & Henle, 1837 (misspelling)
Genus Thalassinus Moreau, 1881 accepted as Prionace Cantor, 1849
Genus Thalassorhinus Valenciennes, 1838 accepted as Prionace Cantor, 1849
Genus Trianodon accepted as Triaenodon Müller & Henle, 1837 (misspelling)
Genus Uranga Whitley, 1943 accepted as Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
marine
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. (2018). FishBase. Carcharhinidae Jordan & Evermann, 1896. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105689 on 2018-04-24
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
From other sources
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]
 



LanguageName 
English requiem sharks  [details]
Japanese メジロザメ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål blåhaifamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk blåhaifamilien  [details]
Swedish revhajar  [details]