WoRMS taxon details

Carcharhinus brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839)

105788  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105788)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Found on the continental and insular shelves, ranging close inshore and offshore. Feeds on small fishes, cuttlefish, squid,...  
Description Found on the continental and insular shelves, ranging close inshore and offshore. Feeds on small fishes, cuttlefish, squid, and octopi. Viviparous (with a yolk-sac placenta); litters of 2 to 15 pups, 46 to 80 cm at birth. Forms schools. Highly migratory off Florida and Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico. Utilized fresh and dried salted for human consumption. Also valuable for hides and fins, and liver for oil. [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA to northern Gulf of Mexico and the Bahamas, then from southern Brazil to northern...  
Distribution Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA to northern Gulf of Mexico and the Bahamas, then from southern Brazil to northern Argentina. Reported from Cuba  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Carcharhinus brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105788 on 2018-02-19
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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 Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [details]   

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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofCarcharhinus johnsoni Smith, 1951) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCarcharhinus maculipinnis (Poey, 1865)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCarcharias brevipinna Müller & Henle, 1839) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSqualus brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCarcharinus johnsoni Smith, 1951) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAprion brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofIsogomphodon maculipinnis Poey, 1865) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAprionodon brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  (ofAprionodon brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839)) 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] 

basis of record  (ofAprionodon caparti Poll, 1951) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofLongmania calamaria Whitley, 1944) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofUranga nasuta Whitley, 1943) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCarcharhinus brevipina (Müller & Henle, 1839)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofPrionidon brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCarcharinus brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839)) 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]   

context source (HKRMS) Sin, Y. T. (2009). Age, growth and reproductive biology of whitespotted bamboo shark (Chiloscyllium plagiosum) from Hong Kong and adjacent waters. Mphil thesis. The University of Hong Kong. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Found on the continental and insular shelves, ranging close inshore and offshore. Feeds on small fishes, cuttlefish, squid, and octopi. Viviparous (with a yolk-sac placenta); litters of 2 to 15 pups, 46 to 80 cm at birth. Forms schools. Highly migratory off Florida and Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico. Utilized fresh and dried salted for human consumption. Also valuable for hides and fins, and liver for oil. [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA to northern Gulf of Mexico and the Bahamas, then from southern Brazil to northern Argentina. Reported from Cuba  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English spinner shark  [details]
German SpinnerhaiLangnasenhaigroßer Schwarzspitzenhai  [details]
Hebrew כריש קצר-גף  [details]
Japanese ハナザメ  [details]
Lithuanian trumpapelekis pilkasis ryklys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Βραχύπτερος καρχαρίνος  [details]
Spanish tiburón currotiburón aleta negrajaquetón picudo  [details]
Turkish sivri camgözsivri camgoz  [details]