WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus altimus (Springer, 1950)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found near the edge of the continental and...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Florida to Venezuela  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Florida to Venezuela [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Carcharhinus altimus. 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=105787 on 2017-12-11

Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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 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. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 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. China Science Press. 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. Mediterranean Marine Science. 11(2): 381-493., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.87 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Ben Rais Lasram, F.; Mouillot, D. (2008). Increasing southern invasion enhances congruence between endemic and exotic Mediterranean fish fauna. Biological Invasions. 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). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus radamae Fourmanoir, 1961) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharinus radamae Fourmanoir, 1961) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEulamia altima Springer, 1950) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharinus altimus (Springer, 1950)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

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

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on bony fishes, other sharks, stingrays, and cuttlefish  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Florida to Venezuela [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found at depths of 25 - 500m. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, fishery, fishmeal, liver oil, and shagreen  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbignose shark  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGroßnasenhai  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorכריש גדול-שן  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΜεγαλόρυγχος καρχαρίνος  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón narizónUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón babosoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpicoto  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoririburun camgöz  [details]