WoRMS taxon details

Carcharhinus galapagensis (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905)

105790  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105790)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found close inshore to well offshore near on the insular or continental shelves, on rugged coral and rocky bottoms. Capable...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Carcharhinus galapagensis (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105790 on 2018-10-21
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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, <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 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). (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 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]
 

LanguageName 
English Galapagos shark  [details]
German Galapagoshai  [details]
Japanese ガラパゴスザメ  [details]
Lithuanian Galapaginis pilkasis ryklys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Καρχαρίνος των Γκαλάπαγκος  [details]
Spanish tiburón de Galápagos  [details]
Turkish Galapagos köpekbalığı  [details]
Ukrainian Галапагосская акулаАкула сіра галапагоська  [details]