WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchidae Gray, 1851

105699  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105699)

accepted
Family
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias Rafinesque, 1810
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias perlo (Bonnaterre, 1788)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias angio Costa, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias perlo (Bonnaterre, 1788)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias cepedianus (Péron, 1807) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotorynchus cepedianus (Péron, 1807)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias cinereus (Gmelin, 1789) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias perlo (Bonnaterre, 1788)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias dakini Whitley, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias perlo (Bonnaterre, 1788)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias deani Jordan & Starks, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias perlo (Bonnaterre, 1788)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias haswelli Ogilby, 1897 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotorynchus cepedianus (Péron, 1807) (ambiguous synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias pectorosus Garman, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotorynchus cepedianus (Péron, 1807) (synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias spilotus Lahille, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotorynchus cepedianus (Péron, 1807) (synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotorynchus Ayres, 1855

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptanchus Müller & Henle, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptrachias accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias Rafinesque, 1810 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptrancus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias Rafinesque, 1810 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonopterhinus de Blainville, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonopterinus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonopterhinus de Blainville, 1816 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotidanus Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus Rafinesque, 1810
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotidanus cinereus (Gmelin, 1789) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeptranchias perlo (Bonnaterre, 1788)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotidanus ferox Pérez Canto, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotorynchus cepedianus (Péron, 1807) (synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotidanus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotidanus indicus Agassiz, 1838 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotorynchus cepedianus (Péron, 1807) (synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotidanus medinae Philippi, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotorynchus cepedianus (Péron, 1807) (synonym)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotidanus monge Risso, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotidanus vulgaris Pérez Canto, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotidanus wolniczkyi Philippi, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotorynchus cepedianus (Péron, 1807) (synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotorhynchus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotorynchus Ayres, 1855 (misspelling)
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Most species are deepwater inhabitants of the outer continental shelves and upper continental slopes down to at least 1875 m depth. Gill openings 6 in Hexanchus, 7 in Heptranchias and Notorynchus. Margin of first gill discontinuous across throat. Mouth subterminal with large, bladelike, comb-shaped teeth in lower jaw. One dorsal fin. Caudal fin with strong subterminal notch. Cow sharks are ovoviviparous and lack a yolk-sac placenta. They feed on relatively large marine organisms, including other sharks, rays, bony fish, crustacean and carrion. Species range in size from 140 to 480 cm. hexa- (gr.) = six  [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Hexanchidae Gray, 1851. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105699 on 2017-12-13

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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Most species are deepwater inhabitants of the outer continental shelves and upper continental slopes down to at least 1875 m depth. Gill openings 6 in Hexanchus, 7 in Heptranchias and Notorynchus. Margin of first gill discontinuous across throat. Mouth subterminal with large, bladelike, comb-shaped teeth in lower jaw. One dorsal fin. Caudal fin with strong subterminal notch. Cow sharks are ovoviviparous and lack a yolk-sac placenta. They feed on relatively large marine organisms, including other sharks, rays, bony fish, crustacean and carrion. Species range in size from 140 to 480 cm. hexa- (gr.) = six  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcow sharks  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorカグラザメ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamtannhaifamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamtannhaifamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamtandhajar  [details]