WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839)

105792  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105792)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Euryhaline, found in coastal waters including...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Euryhaline, found in coastal waters including bays, estuaries, and rivers. Occasionally found in the surf zone (Ref. 9710). Feeds on small sharks, rays, and sea urchins. Viviparous, with a yolk-sac placenta, 1 to 13 young per litter. Very hardy and lives well in captivity. The most dangerous species of tropical shark. Has repeatedly been implicated in attacks on humans (Ref. 4967). Utilized for human consumption, fins for soup, hides for leather, and liver for oil. Sympatric with @C. amboinensis, G. gangeticus@. [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Carcharhinus leucas. 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=105792 on 2017-12-18

Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License


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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus azureus (Gilbert & Starks, 1904)) 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 editorCarcharhinus nicaraguensis (Gill, 1877)) 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 editorCarcharhinus vanrooyeni Smith, 1958) 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 editorCarcharhinus zambezensis (Peters, 1852)) 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 azureus Gilbert & Starks, 1904) 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 leucas 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias spenceri Ogilby, 1910) 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 zambezensis Peters, 1852) 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 editorSqualus obtusus Poey, 1861) 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 editorSqualus platyodon (Poey, 1860)) 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 nicaraguensis Gill, 1877) 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 editorGaleolamna bogimba 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaleolamna mckaili Whitley, 1945) 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 editorPrionodon platyodon Poey, 1860) 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 editorGaleolamna greyi mckaili Whitley, 1945) 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 editorGaleolamna leucas (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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharinus leucas (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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharinus zambesensis (Peters, 1852)) 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 zambesensis Peters, 1852) 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 zambezensis (Peters, 1852)) 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]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Euryhaline, found in coastal waters including bays, estuaries, and rivers. Occasionally found in the surf zone (Ref. 9710). Feeds on small sharks, rays, and sea urchins. Viviparous, with a yolk-sac placenta, 1 to 13 young per litter. Very hardy and lives well in captivity. The most dangerous species of tropical shark. Has repeatedly been implicated in attacks on humans (Ref. 4967). Utilized for human consumption, fins for soup, hides for leather, and liver for oil. Sympatric with @C. amboinensis, G. gangeticus@. [details]

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

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion carchariae Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion gracilis Wilson C.B., 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion pacificus Cressey, 1972 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthobothrium cornucopia Van Beneden, 1850 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthobothrium laciniatum Linton, 1890 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallitetrarhynchus gracilis (Rudolphi, 1819) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCathetocephalus leucas Vankara, Vijayalakshmi & Gangadharam, 2007 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCathetocephalus resendezi Caira, Mega & Ruhnke, 2005 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCathetocephalus thatcheri Dailey & Overstreet, 1973 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyrhynchus giganteus (Diesing, 1850) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyrhynchus varioucinatus (Pintner, 1913) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDermophthirius maccallumi Watson & Thorson, 1976 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisculiceps pileatus (Linton, 1891) Joyeux & Baer, 1936 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErpocotyle carcharhini Watson & Thorson, 1976 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteronchocotyle leucas Hargis, 1955 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteronybelinia estigmena (Dollfus, 1960) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrodes gracilis (Heller, 1865) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria carchariaeglauci Hesse, 1878 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria gracilis Wilson C.B., 1932 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus longispinosus Wilson C.B., 1908 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus natalensis Kensley & Grindley, 1973 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis robusta (Van Beneden, 1851) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus crypturus Heller, 1865 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus orientalis Heller, 1865 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNybelinia bisulcata (Linton, 1889) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNybelinia lingualis Cuvier, 1817 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOtobothrium crenacolle Linton, 1890 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOtobothrium insigne Linton, 1905 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOtobothrium penetrans Linton, 1907 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus carcharhini Ho, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus sinuatus Say, 1818 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus smithii Rathbun, 1886 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParalebion elongatus Wilson C.B., 1911 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaorygmatobothrium harti Cutmore, Bennett, Miller & Cribb, 2017 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaorygmatobothrium leuci (Watson & Thorson, 1976) Ruhnke, 2011 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaorygmatobothrium nicaraguensis (Watson & Thorson, 1976) Ruhnke, 2011 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaorygmatobothrium sinclairtaylori Cutmore, Bennett, Miller & Cribb, 2017 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissopus dentatus Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoreiobothrium exceptum Linton, 1924 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoreiobothrium lasium Linton, 1889 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoreiobothrium triloculatum Linton, 1901 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllobothrium lactuca Van Beneden, 1850 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllobothrium leuci Watson & Thorson, 1976 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllobothrium musteli (Van Beneden, 1849) Southwell, 1925 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllobothrium nicaraguensis Watson & Thorson, 1976 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPillersium owenium Southwell, 1927 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybothrium angelbahiense Healy, 2003 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybothrium hypoprioni Potter, 1937 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoecilancistrium caryophyllum (Diesing, 1850) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoecilancistrum caryophyllum (Diesing, 1850) (parasite)
LanguageName 
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortauró camús  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTyrehajen  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZambezi haaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstierhaaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantische grondhaai  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZambezi sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbull shark  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrequin-bouledogueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrequin du Zambèze  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGemeine GrundhaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBullenhai  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsqualo leuca  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorオオメジロザメ/ウシザメ  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortubarão-touroUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortubarão-do-zambezeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortubarão-cabeça-chata  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón toro  [details]