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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus limbatus (Müller & Henle, 1839) 
AphiaID: 105793

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 editorCarcharhinus natator Meek & Hildebrand, 1923
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias abbreviatus Klunzinger, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias aethalorus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias ehrenbergi Klunzinger, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias limbatus Müller & Henle, 1839
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias maculipinna Günther, 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias microps Lowe, 1841
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias muelleri Steindachner, 1867
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias phorcys Jordan & Evermann, 1903
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias pleurotaenia Bleeker, 1852 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharinus limbatus (Müller & Henle, 1839) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEulamia pleurotaenia (Bleeker, 1852)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnorhinus abbreviatus (Klunzinger, 1871)
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]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
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]
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]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis robusta (Van Beneden, 1851) (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 editorAlebion alatus Gnanamuthu, 1952 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinemoura discrepans Cressey, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria longicauda Cressey, 1970 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
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 editorPseudopandarus bombayensis Rangnekar & Rangnekar, 1972 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion maculatus Wilson C.B., 1932 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (110 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (54 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 (138 nucleotides; 63 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 Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105793
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 limbatus (Müller & Henle, 1839). 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=105793 on 2014-07-22
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