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Silky Shark (Carcharhinus falciformis)

Carcharhinus falciformis
Date 1841
Source Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen
Author J. Müller & J. Henle (Johannes Müller; Jakob Henle)

The silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis), also known by numerous names such as blackspot shark, grey whaler shark, olive shark, ridgeback shark, sickle shark, sickle-shaped shark and sickle silk shark, is a species of requiem shark, in the family Carcharhinidae, named for the smooth texture of its skin. It is one of the most abundant sharks in the pelagic zone, and can be found around the world in tropical waters.

Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Carcharhinidae
Genus: Carcharhinus
Species: Carcharhinus falciformis (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839)

    Carcharias falciformis Müller & Henle, 1839
    Carcharhinus falciformes (Müller & Henle, 1839)
    Carcharius falcipinnis Lowe, 1839
    Carcharias falcipinnis Lowe, 1839
    Carcharias menisorrah Müller & Henle, 1839
    Carcharhinus menisorrah (Müller & Henle, 1839)
    Eulamia menisorrah (Müller & Henle, 1839)
    Carcharhinus menisorrah (Müller & Henle, 1839)
    Carcharins menisorrah Müller & Henle, 1839
    Carcharius menisorrah Müller & Henle, 1839
    Squalus tiburo Poey, 1860
    Prionodon tiburo (Poey, 1860 )
    Gymnorhinus pharaonis Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1899
    Aprionodon sitankaiensis Herre, 1934
    Carcharhinus floridanus Bigelow, Schroeder & Springer, 1943
    Eulamia malpeloensis Fowler, 1944
    Carcharhinus atrodorsus Deng, Xiong & Zhan, 1981
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