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Names and sources

Accepted Name Source
Carcharhinus sorrah (Müller, J. & Henle, 1839)
  • AFD
Published in:Yearsley, G.K., Last, P.R. & Morris, G.B. 1997, "Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB): an upgraded and expanded species coding system for Australian fisheries databases", 15 pp. + appendices
Synonym Source
Carcharhinus isobel (Whitley, 1947) synonym
  • AFD
Published in:Munro, I.S.R. 1961, "Handbook of Australian fishes. Nos 1–42", Australian Fisheries Newsletter, vol. 15–17, 19, 20, 1-172 p10
Galeolamna (Galeolamnoides) isobel Whitley, 1947 synonym
  • AFD
Published in:Whitley, G.P. 1947, "New sharks and fishes from Western Australia. Part 3", The Australian Zoologist, vol. 11, no. 2, 129-150 figs 1-3 pl. 11 p129, fig. 1
Eulamia sorrah (Müller, J. & Henle, 1839) synonym
  • AFD
Published in:Fowler, H.W. 1928, "The fishes of Oceania", Memoirs of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum, vol. 10, 1-540 figs 1-82 pls 1-49 p19
Carcharinus sorrah (Müller, J. & Henle, 1839) miscellaneous literature
  • AFD
Published in:Garman, S. 1913, "The Plagiostomia (sharks, skates and rays)", Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, vol. 36, 1-528 pls 1-77 p132 (unjustified emmendation of generic name)
Prionodon sorrah (Müller, J. & Henle, 1839) synonym
  • AFD
Published in:Kner, R. 1867, Fische, Dritte Abteilung. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857–1858–1859, unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllestorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil 1, vol. 5, 273-433 pp. 12-16 pls, Kurl Gerold's & Sohn, Wien p414
Isoplagiodon sorrah (Müller, J. & Henle, 1839) synonym
  • AFD
Published in:Gill, T.N. 1862, "Analytical synopsis of the order of squali and revision of the nomenclature of the genera; (followed by) Squalorum generum novorum descriptiones diagnosticae", Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History New York, vol. 7, no. 32, 33, 367-370, 371-413 (dated 1861) p401 (changed combination as type of genus <I>Isoplagiodon</I>)
Squalus (Carcharinus) sorrah (Müller, J. & Henle, 1839) synonym
  • AFD
Published in:Gray, J.E. 1851, List of the Specimens of Fish in the Collection of the British Museum. Chondropterygii, 160 pp., 2 pls, British Museum, London p47
Carcharias (Prionodon) sorrah Müller, J. & Henle, 1839 synonym
  • AFD
Published in:Valenciennes, A. in Müller, J. & Henle, F.G.J. 1839, Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen, pp. 29-102 pls, Veit & Co., Berlin p45, pl. 16
Common Name Source
Spot-Tail Shark standard Australia
  • CAAB
Spot-Tail Shark preferred Australia
  • AFD
Blacktip Shark Australia
  • CAAB
School Shark Australia
  • AFD
Sorrah Shark Australia
  • CAAB
Sorrah Shark Australia
  • AFD
Spot-Tail Whaler Australia
  • AFD
West Australian Whaler Shark Australia
  • AFD
Name Source
Carcharhinus sorrah (Müller, J. & Henle, 1839) accepted
  • AFD
Carcharhinus sorrah (Müller & Henle, 1839) accepted
  • CAAB

Bare scientific name reallocated to Carcharhinus sorrah (Müller, J. & Henle, 1839) by taxonomy builder

Identifier Source Taxon unknown
  • AFD Taxon current
  • AFD
37018013 Taxon current
  • CAAB
37018013 Taxon Concept current
  • CAAB Taxon LSID unknown
  • AFD Scientific Name current
  • AFD Taxon Concept current
  • AFD


Carcharhinus sorrah

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