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Black Fin Reef Shark
Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Carcharhiniformes - ground sharks »  family Carcharhinidae - requiem sharks »  genus Carcharhinus - Whaler Sharks

Scientific synonyms

Carcharias melanopterus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Carcharinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Mapolamia melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Prionodon melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Squalus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Carcharinus melanoptera (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Eulamia melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Squalus commersonii Blainville, 1816
Carcharias commersoni (Blainville, 1816)
Carcharias elegans Ehrenberg, 1871

Other names

= Black Finned Shark
= Black Tip Reef Shark
= Black Tip Shark
= Black Tips Nilow
= Black-tip Reef Shark
= Blackfin Reef Shark
= Blacktip Reef Shark
= Blacktip Reefshark
= Blacktip Shark
= Guliman
= Reef Blacktip Shark
= Requien Shark

Near Threatened

Images

Carcharhinus melanopterus - Black Fin Reef Shark

male

Author: Milan Kořínek

Carcharhinus melanopterus - Black Fin Reef Shark

Author: Michal Maňas

Carcharhinus melanopterus - Black Fin Reef Shark

female

Author: Milan Kořínek

skull

Carcharhinus melanopterus - Black Fin Reef Shark

Author: Pavel Zuber

Carcharhinus melanopterus - Black Fin Reef Shark

Author: Pavel Zuber
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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [877]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/5107]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [39375]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [d7850ed9-bf25-4a4e-98a2-5903684b71e1]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Carcharhinus melanopterus]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2002): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 3. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – máloústí (Gonorynchiformes), máloostní (Cypriniformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 120 pp. [as Carcharhinus melanopterus]
Data retrieved on: 6 June 2013

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