WoRMS taxon details

Lamnidae Bonaparte, 1835

105702  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105702)

accepted
Family
marine
Not documented
Distribution Distribution: global. Large sharks with pointed snouts and spindle-shaped bodies. Large gill openings. First dorsal fin...  
Distribution Distribution: global. Large sharks with pointed snouts and spindle-shaped bodies. Large gill openings. First dorsal fin large, high, erect and angular or somewhat rounded. Second dorsal and anal fins minute. Caudal peduncle with a distinct keel; large teeth; fifth gill opening in front of pectoral fin; spiracle sometimes absent. Maximum length up to 6.4 m or more. Fast swimming predators. Some are maneaters. Ovoviviparous without a yolk-sac placenta but with uterine cannibalism.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Lamnidae Bonaparte, 1835. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105702 on 2018-10-18
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Compagno, L.J.V. (2001). Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Volume 2. Bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes). <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes.</em> No. 1, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. 269p. [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Distribution Distribution: global. Large sharks with pointed snouts and spindle-shaped bodies. Large gill openings. First dorsal fin large, high, erect and angular or somewhat rounded. Second dorsal and anal fins minute. Caudal peduncle with a distinct keel; large teeth; fifth gill opening in front of pectoral fin; spiracle sometimes absent. Maximum length up to 6.4 m or more. Fast swimming predators. Some are maneaters. Ovoviviparous without a yolk-sac placenta but with uterine cannibalism.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English white sharksporbeaglesman-eating sharksman-eater sharksmako-sharksmackerel sharksgreat white sharks  [details]
French tauperequins tauperequin-bleulamie  [details]
German Heringshai  [details]
Japanese ネズミザメnezumizame-ka  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål håbrannfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk håbrannfamilien  [details]
Portuguese anequins  [details]
Romanian akuly sel devye  [details]
Russian sel devye akuly  [details]
Spanish marrajosjaquetones  [details]
Swedish håbrandshajar  [details]