Species details : Triaenodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837)

Accepted scientific name:
Triaenodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Triaenodon obesus  (Rüppell, 1837)
Synonyms:
Carcharias obesus Rüppell, 1837 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharias obesus Rüppell, 1837
Traenodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Traenodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837)
Triaenodon apicalis Whitley, 1939 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Triaenodon apicalis Whitley, 1939
Trianodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Trianodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837)
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Stompkophaai - Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Gursh - Arabic Saudi Arabia Click here to show the literature
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قرش مَرجان - Arabic - Click here to show the literature
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Mweshar - Carolinian Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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Peu - Carolinian - Click here to show the literature
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Aileron blanc de lagon - Creole, French Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Žralok bělošpicí - Czech - Click here to show the literature
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Hvidtippet revhaj - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Witpuntrifhaai - Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
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Blunt-head shark - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Blunthead shark - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Blunthead shark - English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Blunthead shark - English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Light-tip shark - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Reef whitetip - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Reef whitetip shark - English Christmas I. Click here to show the literature
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Reef whitetip shark - English Micronesia Click here to show the literature
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White tip reef shark - English India(India) Click here to show the literature
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White tip reef shark - English Niue Click here to show the literature
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White-tip reef shark - English - Click here to show the literature
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White-tip shark - English Papua New Guinea Click here to show the literature
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Whitetip reef shark - English - Click here to show the literature
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Whitetip reef shark - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Whitetip reef shark - English Christmas I. Click here to show the literature
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Whitetip reef shark - English Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Whitetip reef shark - English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Whitetip reef shark - English Maldives Click here to show the literature
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Whitetip shark - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Whitetip shark - English Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Valkoevähai - Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Aileron blanc de lagon - French Mauritius Click here to show the literature
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Endormi requin - French Seychelles Click here to show the literature
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Requin à pointes blanches - French Maldives Click here to show the literature
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Requin corail - French - Click here to show the literature
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Eno-eno - Gela - Click here to show the literature
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Riffhai - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Weißspitzenhundshai - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Manô lâlâ kea - Hawaiian Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Mano lalakea - Hawaiian Hawaii Click here to show the literature
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Pating - Ivatan Philippines(Batanes) Click here to show the literature
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Nemuri buka - Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Nemuri zame - Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Nemuribuka - Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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Te bakoa - Kiribati Kiribati(Fanning Atoll, Line Is.) Click here to show the literature
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Ikan yu - Malay (individual language) Christmas I. Click here to show the literature
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Yu sirip putih - Malay (individual language) Malaysia Click here to show the literature
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Kallasurav - Malayalam India(Laccadives Island) Click here to show the literature
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കല്ലസ്രാവ്   - Malayalam India
കളള സുരാവ് - Malayalam India
Faana miyaru - Maldivian Maldives Click here to show the literature
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Miyaru - Maldivian Maldives Click here to show the literature
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沙魚 Sha yu Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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沙鱼 Sha yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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灰三齒鯊 Huei san chih sha Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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灰三齿鲨 - Mandarin Chinese - Click here to show the literature
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灰三齿鲨 Hui san chi sha Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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鱟鮫 Hou jiao Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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鲎鲛 Hou jiao Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Pako korak - Marshallese - Click here to show the literature
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Mago - Niuean Niue Click here to show the literature
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Marracho de covas - Portuguese Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Malu - Samoan Samoa Click here to show the literature
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Daaha - Somali Somalia Click here to show the literature
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Libaax - Somali Somalia Click here to show the literature
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Cazón - Spanish Ecuador Click here to show the literature
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Cazón coralero trompacorta - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Tintorera punta aleta blanca - Spanish Galapagos Is. Click here to show the literature
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Papa - Swahili (individual language) Tanzania(Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.) Click here to show the literature
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Papa sarawanzi - Swahili (individual language) Tanzania(Mafia, Tanzania.) Click here to show the literature
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Papa siruanzi - Swahili (individual language) Tanzania Click here to show the literature
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Korallhaj - Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Pating - Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
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Mamaru - Tahitian Tahiti Click here to show the literature
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Chalarm Keesao - Thai Thailand Click here to show the literature
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Arava - Tuamotuan Tuamotu Islands Click here to show the literature
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Te alabafrnua - Tuvaluan Kiribati(Fanning Atoll, Line Is.) Click here to show the literature
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Cá Nhám trọc - Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Elasmobranchii FishBase
Order Carcharhiniformes FishBase
Family Carcharhinidae FishBase
Genus Triaenodon FishBase
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to Indonesia and the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819), north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to New South Wales (Australia), New Caledonia, and the Austral and Pitcairn islands; throughout Micronesia. Eastern Pacific: Cocos and Galapagos islands, Panama to Costa Rica.
Lifezones: Marine
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Group expert : Compagno, L., 19-May-2014
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2015   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds) (2019). FishBase (version Jan 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2015 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=907
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:29d98f40-c365-11e4-869f-239583ce8323:col20150401