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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus longimanus (Poey, 1861) 
AphiaID: 105794

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 maou (Lesson, 1831)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias insularum Snyder, 1904
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias longimanus (Poey, 1861)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias obtusus Garman, 1881
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharinus longimanus (Poey, 1861) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterolamiops budkeri Fourmanoir, 1961 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterolamiops longimanus (Poey, 1861)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterolamiops magnipinnis Smith, 1958
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus longimanus Poey, 1861
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus maou Lesson, 1831
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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroceanic whitetip shark  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWeißspitzen-HochseehaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHochsee-Weißflossenhai  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorilgapelekis pilkasis ryklys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΚαρχαρίνος των ωκεανών  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorżarłacz białopłetwy  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón oceánicoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjaquetón de ley  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorårfenhaj  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorakyüzgeçli köpekbalığıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorakyuzgecli kopekbaligi  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorДовгокрила акулаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула сіра довгокрила  [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 editorChagos [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]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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 editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Indian Ocean [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus cranchii Leach, 1819 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria gracilis Wilson C.B., 1932 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinemoura discrepans Cressey, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagina tunica Cressey, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion gracilis Wilson C.B., 1905 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus crypturus Heller, 1865 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus satyrus Dana, 1849 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (35 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (26 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
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 (31 nucleotides; 26 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 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds mainly on bony fishes, other sharks, rays, turtles, seabirds, maine mammals, molluscs, crustaceans, and carrion [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Maine (near NE edge Georges Bank - Scott & Scott, 1988) to Argentina [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Mainly oceanic, found along the coast in tropical and warm temperate waters. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105794
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 longimanus (Poey, 1861). 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=105794 on 2014-10-21
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