WoRMS taxon details

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

105793 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105793)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found on the continental and insular shelves,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found on the continental and insular shelves, commonly on turbid lagoons, inshore waters, estuaries, shallow muddy bays, and mangrove swamps at depths less than 30 m, occasionally found in passes or outer reef slopes. Young are common along beaches (Ref. 9710). Active hunter in midwater (Ref. 5485). Feeds mainly on fishes, less on cephalopods and crustaceans. Viviparous; litter size 1-10 pups; 38-72 cm at birth. Incriminated in very few attacks but dangerous when provoked. Pregnant females migrate to nursery areas (Ref. 9710). Often taken by shore anglers (Ref. 5485). Used fresh for human consumption, hides for leather, liver for oil. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia to Brazil  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia to Brazil [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Carcharhinus limbatus. 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=105793 on 2017-11-22

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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 Florida Museum of Natural History. 2003. Ichthyology Collection Database., available online at http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/Collection/collectdata.htm [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 natator Meek & Hildebrand, 1923) 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 abbreviatus Klunzinger, 1871) 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 aethalorus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882) 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 ehrenbergi Klunzinger, 1871) 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 limbatus 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 maculipinna Günther, 1868) 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 microps Lowe, 1841) 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 muelleri Steindachner, 1867) 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 phorcys Jordan & Evermann, 1903) 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 pleurotaenia (Bleeker, 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 editorGymnorhinus abbreviatus (Klunzinger, 1871)) 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 limbatus (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 pleurotaenia Bleeker, 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) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found on the continental and insular shelves, commonly on turbid lagoons, inshore waters, estuaries, shallow muddy bays, and mangrove swamps at depths less than 30 m, occasionally found in passes or outer reef slopes. Young are common along beaches (Ref. 9710). Active hunter in midwater (Ref. 5485). Feeds mainly on fishes, less on cephalopods and crustaceans. Viviparous; litter size 1-10 pups; 38-72 cm at birth. Incriminated in very few attacks but dangerous when provoked. Pregnant females migrate to nursery areas (Ref. 9710). Often taken by shore anglers (Ref. 5485). Used fresh for human consumption, hides for leather, liver for oil. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds mainly on pelagic and benthic fishes, also small sharks and rays, cephalopods and crustaceans  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia to Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found at depths of 0 - 30m. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, fishery, l, liver oil, and hide used for leather  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Müller & Henle. [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion alatus Gnanamuthu, 1951 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion maculatus Wilson C.B., 1932 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCathetocephalus australis Schmidt & Beveridge, 1990 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCathetocephalus limbatus Pramanik & Manna, 2006 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDermophthirius penneri Benz, 1987 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinemoura discrepans Cressey, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDionchus johnstoni Gupta & Sharma, 1989 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDionchus rauschi Gupta & Sharma, 1989 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisculiceps pileatus (Linton, 1891) Joyeux & Baer, 1936 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudactylina breviabdomina Pearse, 1952 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteronybelinia estigmena (Dollfus, 1960) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteronybelinia overstreeti Palm, 2004 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria longicauda Cressey, 1970 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis robusta (Van Beneden, 1851) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNybelinia lingualis Cuvier, 1817 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOtobothrium insigne Linton, 1905 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus carcharhini Ho, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus marcusi Carvalho, 1940 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus sinuatus Say, 1818 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus smithii Rathbun, 1886 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissopus communis Rathbun, 1887 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhlyctainophora lamnae Steiner, 1921 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPillersium owenium Southwell, 1927 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPithophorus musculosus Subhapradha, 1955 [via synonym] (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoecilancistrium caryophyllum (Diesing, 1850) (parasitic: endocommensal)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudogrillotia perelica (Shuler, 1938) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopandarus bombayensis Rangnekar & Rangnekar, 1972 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelachohemecus benzi Bullard & Overstreet, 2006 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaphylorchis pacifica (Caballero, 1945) Cutmore, Bennett & Cribb, 2010 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTylocephalum dasguptai Pramanik & Manna, 2007 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTylocephalum mukundai Pramanik & Manna, 2007 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblacktip shark  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleiner Schwarzspitzenhai  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorכריש שחור-שוליים  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorカマストガリザメ  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormažasis juodapelekis ryklys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΜελανόακρος καρχαρίνος  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorżarłacz czarnopłetwy  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortubarão-de-pontas-negras  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón voladorUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón macuiraUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjaquetón manchado  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorköpek balığıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkopek baligiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcamgözUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcamgoz  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула сіра чорнопера  [details]