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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamnidae Müller & Henle, 1838 
AphiaID: 105702

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSelachii (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGaleomorphi (Superorder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLamniformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamna Cuvier, 1816
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLamniformes
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite sharksUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorporbeaglesUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorman-eating sharksUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorman-eater sharksUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormako-sharksUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormackerel sharksUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat white sharks  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortaupeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrequins taupeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrequin-bleuUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlamie  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHeringshai  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornezumizame-ka  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhåbrannfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhåbrannfamilien  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoranequins  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorakuly sel devye  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsel devye akuly  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarrajosUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjaquetones  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhåbrandshajar  [details]
Direct child
taxa (8)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharodon Smith, 1838
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamna Cuvier, 1816

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsuropsis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamiostoma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLanna accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamna Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyrhina accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelanonius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamna Cuvier, 1816
Environment marine
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105702
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Lamnidae Müller & Henle, 1838. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105702 on 2014-10-01
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