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Carcharias dussumieri M��ller
Synonym for Carcharhinus dussumieri (Müller & Henle, 1839)

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senior synonym, original combination
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Subgenus: Prionodon; ex Valenciennes.
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, karcharos = sharpen (Ref. 45335).
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Named for Jean-Jacques Dussumier (1792-1883), a French voyager who collected a large number of zoological specimens in the Indian Ocean between 1816 and 1840 and the collector of one of the syntypes (=a paralectotype).
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