Carcharhinus tjutjot

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Carcharhinus tjutjot
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Carcharhinidae
Genus: Carcharhinus
Species: C. tjutjot
Binomial name
Carcharhinus tjutjot
Bleeker, 1852

Carcharias javanicus Bleeker, 1852
Carcharias tjutjot Bleeker, 1852

Carcharhinus tjutjot, also known as the Indonesian whaler shark is a species of requiem shark, belonging to the family Carcharhinidae. Until recently, it was thought to be a junior synonym of the whitecheek shark (C. dussumieri). [1]

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  1. ^ White, W.T. (2012): A redescription of Carcharhinus dussumieri and C. sealei, with resurrection of C. coatesi and C. tjutjot as valid species (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhinidae). Zootaxa, 3241: 1–34.