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Platypodon perezii Poey, 1876
Synonym for Carcharhinus perezii (Poey, 1876)

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  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of specific epithet  
  from ETYFish
In honor of Poey’s companion and friend Laureano Perez Arcas (1824-1894), University of Madrid, whose textbook Elementos de Zoología Poey used at the University of Havana. (See ETYFish)
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References using the name as accepted
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Scharpf, C. The ETYFish Project, Fish Name Etymology Database.
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