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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus galapagensis (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905) 
AphiaID: 105790

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 editorCarcharhiniformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus de Blainville, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias galapagensis Snodgrass & Heller, 1905
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharinus galapagensis (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905) (misspelling)
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 editorGalapagos shark  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGalapagoshai  [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]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar (doubtful[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus smithii Rathbun, 1886 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion pacificus Cressey, 1972 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus crypturus Heller, 1865 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (20 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (20 nucleotides; 20 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105790
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Carcharhinus galapagensis (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905). 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=105790 on 2014-04-20
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