WoRMS taxon details

Carcharhinus longimanus (Poey, 1861)

105794  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105794)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Oceanic (Ref. 9987). A deep water species which seldom comes close to shore. Preferred water temperatures range from 18 to...  
Description Oceanic (Ref. 9987). A deep water species which seldom comes close to shore. Preferred water temperatures range from 18 to 28°C. Frequently accompanied by @Remora@ and @Coryphaena@, and tortoises. Feeds mainly on pelagic fish and cephalopods. There is pronounced partial segregation by size and sex in some areas.This is an active, almost fearless shark also charged in human attacks. Utilized for human consumption, for leather, for finsoup, and for oil. Marketed fresh, dried-salted and frozen (Ref. 9987). [details]

Distribution Gulf of Maine (near NE edge Georges Bank - Scott & Scott, 1988) to Argentina  
Distribution Gulf of Maine (near NE edge Georges Bank - Scott & Scott, 1988) to Argentina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Carcharhinus longimanus (Poey, 1861). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105794 on 2018-12-19
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofPterolamiops budkeri Fourmanoir, 1961) Fourmanoir, P. (1961). Requins de la Cote Ouest de Madagascar. Memoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar Serie F (Oceanographie) 4: 1-82 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

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 Garrick, J.A.F. 1982. Sharks of the genus Carcharhinus. NOAA Technical Report NMFS Circular 445:150-159. [details]   

additional source Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M. (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [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 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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [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 Oceanic (Ref. 9987). A deep water species which seldom comes close to shore. Preferred water temperatures range from 18 to 28°C. Frequently accompanied by @Remora@ and @Coryphaena@, and tortoises. Feeds mainly on pelagic fish and cephalopods. There is pronounced partial segregation by size and sex in some areas.This is an active, almost fearless shark also charged in human attacks. Utilized for human consumption, for leather, for finsoup, and for oil. Marketed fresh, dried-salted and frozen (Ref. 9987). [details]

Diet Feeds mainly on bony fishes, other sharks, rays, turtles, seabirds, maine mammals, molluscs, crustaceans, and carrion [details]

Distribution Gulf of Maine (near NE edge Georges Bank - Scott & Scott, 1988) to Argentina [details]

Habitat Mainly oceanic, found along the coast in tropical and warm temperate waters. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Fishey and gamefish, dangerous to humans; the object of longline or gill net fisheries for meat, fins liver, oil, fish meal, hides and teeth  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English oceanic whitetip shark  [details]
German Weißspitzen-HochseehaiHochsee-Weißflossenhai  [details]
Japanese ヨゴレ  [details]
Lithuanian ilgapelekis pilkasis ryklys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Καρχαρίνος των ωκεανών  [details]
Polish żarłacz białopłetwy  [details]
Spanish tiburón oceánicojaquetón de ley  [details]
Swedish årfenhaj  [details]
Turkish akyüzgeçli köpekbalığıakyuzgecli kopekbaligi  [details]
Ukrainian Довгокрила акулаАкула сіра довгокрила  [details]