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genus

Rhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929

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

Scientific synonyms

Rhizoprion Ogilby, 1915

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Included taxa

Number of records: 7

species Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell, 1837) - Fish Shark
species Rhizoprionodon lalandii (Müller & Henle, 1839)
species Rhizoprionodon longurio (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882) - Pacific Sharp-nosed Shark
species Rhizoprionodon oligolinx Springer, 1964 - Grey Sharpnose Shark
species Rhizoprionodon porosus (Poey, 1861) - Atlantic Sharpnose Shark
species Rhizoprionodon taylori (Ogilby, 1915) - Australian Sharpnose Shark
species Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (Richardson, 1836) - Atlantic Sharp-nosed Shark

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/4016]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Rhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [ce5ebba6-d9ca-490f-a268-96bc088f357a]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Rhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015

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