WoRMS taxon details

Carcharhinus altimus (Springer, 1950)

105787  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105787)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found near the edge of the continental and insular shelves and uppermost slopes. May occur in shallower water. Feeds on...  
Description Found near the edge of the continental and insular shelves and uppermost slopes. May occur in shallower water. Feeds on bony fishes like lizardfish, croakers, batfish, soles, other sharks (@Squalus@, @Holohalaelurus@), stingrays (@Dasyatis@), and cuttlefish. Viviparous, with 3 to 15 young per litter. Size at birth probably between 70 and 90 cm. Utilized for fishmeal, oil, and shagreen. [details]

Distribution Florida to Venezuela  
Distribution Florida to Venezuela [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Carcharhinus altimus (Springer, 1950). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105787 on 2018-10-17
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofCarcharhinus radamae Fourmanoir, 1961) Fourmanoir, P. (1961). Requins de la Cote Ouest de Madagascar. Memoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar Serie F (Oceanographie) 4: 1-82 [details]   

original description  (ofCarcharinus radamae Fourmanoir, 1961) Fourmanoir, P. (1961). Requins de la Cote Ouest de Madagascar. Memoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar Serie F (Oceanographie) 4: 1-82 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

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 Florida Museum of Natural History. 2003. Ichthyology Collection Database., available online at http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/Collection/collectdata.htm [details]   

additional source Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. <em>Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev.</em> 43: 419-453. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Zenetos, A., M.E. Çinar, M.A. Pancucci-Papadopoulou, J.G. Harmelin, G. Furnari, F. Andaloro, N. Bellou, N. Streftaris & H. Zibrowius. (2005). Annotated list of marine alien species in the Mediterranean with records of the worst invasive species. Mediterranean Marine Science 6(2):63-118. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Zenetos, A.; Gofas, S.; Verlaque, M.; Cinar, M.; Garcia Raso, J.; Bianchi, C.; Morri, C.; Azzurro, E.; Bilecenoglu, M.; Froglia, C.; Siokou, I.; Violanti, D.; Sfriso, A.; San Martin, G.; Giangrande, A.; Katagan, T.; Ballesteros, E.; Ramos-Espla, A.; Mastrototaro, F.; Ocana, O.; Zingone, A.; Gambi, M.; Streftaris, N. (2010). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution. <em>Mediterranean Marine Science.</em> 11(2): 381-493., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.87 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Ben Rais Lasram, F.; Mouillot, D. (2008). Increasing southern invasion enhances congruence between endemic and exotic Mediterranean fish fauna. <em>Biological Invasions.</em> 11(3): 697-711., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-008-9284-4 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Found near the edge of the continental and insular shelves and uppermost slopes. May occur in shallower water. Feeds on bony fishes like lizardfish, croakers, batfish, soles, other sharks (@Squalus@, @Holohalaelurus@), stingrays (@Dasyatis@), and cuttlefish. Viviparous, with 3 to 15 young per litter. Size at birth probably between 70 and 90 cm. Utilized for fishmeal, oil, and shagreen. [details]

Diet Feeds on bony fishes, other sharks, stingrays, and cuttlefish  [details]

Distribution Florida to Venezuela [details]

Habitat Found at depths of 25 - 500m. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery, fishmeal, liver oil, and shagreen  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English bignose shark  [details]
German Großnasenhai  [details]
Hebrew כריש גדול-שן  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Μεγαλόρυγχος καρχαρίνος  [details]
Spanish tiburón narizóntiburón babosopicoto  [details]
Turkish iriburun camgöz  [details]