You selected Alopias pelagicus (non Nakamura, 1935). This is a misapplied name for:

Accepted scientific name:
Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Synonyms:
Alopecias barrae Perez Canto, 1886 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Alopecias barrae Perez Canto, 1886
Alopecias chilensis Philippi, 1902 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Alopecias chilensis Philippi, 1902
Alopecias longimana Philippi, 1902 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Alopecias longimana Philippi, 1902
Alopecias vulpes (Gmelin, 1789) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Alopecias vulpes (Gmelin, 1789)
Alopias caudatus Phillipps, 1932 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Alopias caudatus Phillipps, 1932
Alopias greyi Whitley, 1937 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Alopias greyi Whitley, 1937
Alopias macrourus Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Alopias macrourus Rafinesque, 1810
Alopias pelagicus (non Nakamura, 1935) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Alopias pelagicus (non Nakamura, 1935)
Alopias superciliosus (non Lowe, 1841) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Alopias superciliosus (non Lowe, 1841)
Alopias vulpes (Gmelin, 1789) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Alopias vulpes (Gmelin, 1789)
Carcharias vulpes (Gmelin, 1789) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharias vulpes (Gmelin, 1789)
Galeus vulpecula Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Galeus vulpecula Rafinesque, 1810
Squalus alopecias Gronow, 1854 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus alopecias Gronow, 1854
Squalus vulpes Gmelin, 1789 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus vulpes Gmelin, 1789
Squalus vulpinus Bonnaterre, 1788 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus vulpinus Bonnaterre, 1788
Vulpecula marina Garman, 1913 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Vulpecula marina Garman, 1913
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Classification:
Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Elasmobranchii
Order Lamniformes
Family Alopiidae
Genus Alopias
Distribution: Cosmopolitan in temperate and tropical seas (Ref. 6871). Western Atlantic: Newfoundland, Canada to Cuba, Gulf of Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil to Argentina. Eastern Atlantic: Norway and British Isles to the Mediterranean, Morocco, Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire; also Cape Province, South Africa. Indo-Pacific: scattered localities from the Gulf of Aden and East Africa to the Hawaiian, Society and Fanning islands. Eastern Pacific: Canada to Chile. Population considered reduced (R) in the US Atlantic waters; lower risk/conservation dependent (LR/CD) in US Pacific waters; data deficient (DD) in the rest of Atlantic and rest of Pacific (Ref. 12451). Highly migratory species, Annex I of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea (Ref. 26139).
Additional data: -
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2011
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Group expert : Compagno, L.J.V., Data last modified by FishBase 05-Jan-2011
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=2535
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:d13671a1-2dc5-11e0-98c6-2ce70255a436:col20110201