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Names and sources

Accepted Name Source
Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)
Published in:Garrick, J.A.F. 1982, "Sharks of the genus Carcharhinus", National Marine Fisheries Service (U.S.). Technical Report, vol. 445, pp. 1-194 figs 1-83
Synonym Source
Carcharhinus macrurus (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887) synonym
Published in:McCulloch, A.R. 1929, "A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part I", Memoirs of the Australian Museum, vol. 5, pp. 1–144
Carcharias (Prionodon) obscurus (Lesueur, 1818) synonym
Published in:Müller, J. & Henle, F.G.J. 1841, pp. pp. 103-200 pls, Veit & Co., Berlin
Carcharinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818) synonym
Published in:Garman, S. 1913, "The Plagiostomia (sharks, skates and rays)", Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, vol. 36, pp. 1-528 pls 1-77
Galeolamna (Galeolamnoides) eblis Whitley, 1944 synonym
Published in:Whitley, G.P. 1944, "New sharks and fishes from Western Australia", The Australian Zoologist, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 252-273 figs 1-6
Carcharias macrurus Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887 synonym
Published in:Ramsay, E.P. & Ogilby, J.D. 1887, "On an undescribed shark from Port Jackson", Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, ser. 2, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 163-164
Squalus obscurus Lesueur, 1818 synonym
Published in:Lesueur, C.A. 1818, "Descriptions of several new species of North American fishes", Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 222-235 fig. 9-10
Eulamia ebilis (Whitley, 1944) synonym
Published in:Stead, D.G. 1963, pp. 211 pp. 63 figs, Angus & Robertson, Sydney
Eulamia macrura (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887) synonym
Published in:Stead, D.G. 1963, pp. 211 pp. 63 figs, Angus & Robertson, Sydney
Galeolamna macrurus (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887) synonym
Published in:Whitley, G.P. 1940, pp. 280 pp. 303 figs, Roy. Zool. Soc. N.S.W., Sydney
Common Name Source
Dusky Whaler standard true en au
Dusky Whaler preferred
Black Whaler common false en au
Black Whaler
Black Whaler Shark
Bronze Whaler
Bronze Whaler Shark common false en au
Common Whaler Shark
Dusky Shark
Dusky Shark common false en au
River Whaler
Slender Whaler Shark
Whaler Shark
Name Source
Carcharhinus obscurus inferred accepted

Unranked taxon assigned rank species by inference

Scientific name reallocated to Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818) by taxonomy builder

Carcharhinus obscurus Lesueur, 1818 accepted
Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818) accepted
Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818) accepted
Carcharhinus obscurus synonym

This taxon represents a grouping of several CAAB species, typically for use in commercial catch recording.

Unranked scientific name reallocated to Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818) by taxonomy builder

Identifier Source
urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:98c33d5e-a888-4e3d-99fe-31e0d8d9bae5 Taxon Concept current
urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.name:392974 Scientific Name current
NZOR-6-29814 Taxon current
CAAB:cc7ce7b1:83970183:5a471d65:4e9cdcaf Taxon current
ALA_Carcharhinus_obscurus Taxon current
urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:d53bf3fa-2b45-4344-80ba-e18360dc7c61 Previous AFD LSID lsid replaced
urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:98c33d5e-a888-4e3d-99fe-31e0d8d9bae5 Taxon current
37018003 Taxon current
http://data.nzor.org.nz/names/7cd1cc64-7200-42f9-82bd-ebd0fb3a803d Scientific Name current
urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:e41ca8de-7a46-476b-8913-98bbd9526b6f Previous AFD LSID lsid replaced


Carcharhinus obscurus

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