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Carcharodon smithii Agassiz, 1838
Synonym for Carcharodon carcharias Agassiz, 1838
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Carcharodon; Species: smithii; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
junior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
ex Müller & Henle. Not of Bonaparte after Eschmeyer (CofF 1998: Ref. 26282). Quite possibly a Carcharhinus (Ref. 43278).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, karcharos = sharpen + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
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