WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus galapagensis (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905)

105790

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105790

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found close inshore to well offshore near on...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found close inshore to well offshore near on the insular or continental shelves, on rugged coral and rocky bottoms. Capable of crossing considerable distances of open ocean between islands (at least 50 km). Juveniles found in shallower waters. Feeds mainly on fishes and less on cephalopods and crustaceans. Viviparous (with a yolk-sac placenta), 6 to 16 young in a litter. Found in superficial aggregations. Aggresive. Incriminated in human attacks. [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Carcharhinus galapagensis. 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=105790 on 2017-11-19

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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 King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source 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 editorCarcharias galapagensis Snodgrass & Heller, 1905) 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 galapagensis (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found close inshore to well offshore near on the insular or continental shelves, on rugged coral and rocky bottoms. Capable of crossing considerable distances of open ocean between islands (at least 50 km). Juveniles found in shallower waters. Feeds mainly on fishes and less on cephalopods and crustaceans. Viviparous (with a yolk-sac placenta), 6 to 16 young in a litter. Found in superficial aggregations. Aggresive. Incriminated in human attacks. [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion pacificus Cressey, 1972 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus crypturus Heller, 1865 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus smithii Rathbun, 1886 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGalapagos shark  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGalapagoshai  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorガラパゴスザメ  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGalapaginis pilkasis ryklys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΚαρχαρίνος των Γκαλάπαγκος  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón de Galápagos  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGalapagos köpekbalığı  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorГалапагосская акулаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула сіра галапагоська  [details]