Carcharhinus


Carcharhinus

Taxobox
name = "Carcharinus"
fossil_range = Fossil range|56|0 Eocene to Present [cite journal
last = Sepkoski
first = Jack
authorlink =
coauthors =
title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera (Chondrichthyes entry)
journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology
volume = 364
issue =
pages = p.560
publisher =
location =
date = 2002
url = http://strata.ummp.lsa.umich.edu/jack/showgenera.php?taxon=575&rank=class
doi =
id =
accessdate = 2008-01-09
]



image_width = 250px
image_caption = Gray reef shark, "Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos"
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Chondrichthyes
subclassis = Elasmobranchii
ordo = Carcharhiniformes
familia = Carcharhinidae
genus = "Carcharhinus"
genus_authority = Blainville, 1816
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = 31 species; see text.

"Carcharhinus" is a genus of requiem sharks, the type genus of the family Carcharhinidae.

Species

* Blacknose shark, "Carcharhinus acronotus" (Poey, 1860) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=857&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=acronotus]
* Silvertip shark, "Carcharhinus albimarginatus" (Rüppell, 1837) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=858&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=albimarginatus]
* Bignose shark, "Carcharhinus altimus" (Springer, 1950) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=859&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=altimus]
* Graceful shark, "Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides" (Whitley, 1934) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=860&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=amblyrhynchoides]
* Grey reef shark, "Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos" (Bleeker, 1856) [http://www.itis.usda.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=160358]
* Pigeye shark or Java shark, "Carcharhinus amboinensis" (Müller & Henle, 1839) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=862&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=amboinensis]
* Borneo shark, "Carcharhinus borneensis" (Bleeker, 1859) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=863&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=borneensis]
* Copper shark, or Bronze whaler "Carcharhinus brachyurus" (Günther, 1870) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=864&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=brachyurus]
* Spinner shark, "Carcharhinus brevipinna" (Müller & Henle, 1839) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=865&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=brevipinna]
* Nervous shark, "Carcharhinus cautus" (Whitley, 1945) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=866&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=cautus]
* Whitecheek shark, "Carcharhinus dussumieri" (Müller & Henle, 1839) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=867&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=dussumieri]
* Silky shark, "Carcharhinus falciformis" (Müller & Henle, 1839) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=868&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=falciformis]
* Creek whaler, "Carcharhinus fitzroyensis" (Whitley, 1943) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=869&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=fitzroyensis]
* Galapagos shark, "Carcharhinus galapagenisis" (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=870&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=galapagensis]
* Pondicherry shark, "Carcharhinus hemiodon" (Müller & Henle, 1839) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=871&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=hemiodon]
* Finetooth shark, "Carcharhinus isodon" (Müller & Henle, 1839) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=872&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=isodon]
* Smooth tooth blacktip shark, "Carcharhinus leiodon" Garrick, 1985
* Bull shark or Zambezi shark, "Carcharhinus leucas" (Müller & Henle, 1839) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=873&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=leucas]
* Blacktip shark, "Carcharhinus limbatus" (Müller & Henle, 1839) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=874&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=limbatus]
* Oceanic whitetip shark, "Carcharhinus longimanus" (Poey, 1861) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=875&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=longimanus]
* Hardnose shark, "Carcharhinus macloti" (Müller & Henle, 1839) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=876&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=macloti]
* Blacktip reef shark, "Carcharhinus melanopterus" (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=877&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=melanopterus]
* Dusky shark, "Carcharhinus obscurus" (Lesueur, 1818) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=878&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=obscurus]
* Caribbean reef shark, "Carcharhinus perezii" (Poey, 1876) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=879&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=perezi]
* Sandbar shark, "Carcharhinus plumbeus" (Nardo, 1827) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=880&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=plumbeus]
* Smalltail shark, "Carcharhinus porosus" (Ranzani, 1840) [http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=881&genusname=Carcharhinus&speciesname=porosus]
* Blackspot shark, "Carcharhinus sealei" (Pietschmann, 1913) [http://www.itis.usda.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=160371]
* Night shark, "Carcharhinus signatus" (Poey, 1868) [http://www.itis.usda.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=160413]
* Spottail shark, "Carcharhinus sorrah" (Müller and Henle, 1839) [http://www.itis.usda.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=160391]
* Australian blacktip shark, "Carcharhinus tilstoni, " (Whitley, 1950) [http://www.itis.usda.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=564515]

References

External links

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* [http://www.fishbase.org/Eschmeyer/GeneraSummary.cfm?ID=Carcharhinus FishBase genus summary: "Carcharhinus"]


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