WoRMS taxon details

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

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Oceanic (Ref. 9987). A deep water species...  
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 editorDistribution Gulf of Maine (near NE edge Georges Bank -...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Maine (near NE edge Georges Bank - Scott & Scott, 1988) to Argentina [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Carcharhinus longimanus. 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=105794 on 2017-12-13

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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 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. China Science Press. 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). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterolamiops budkeri Fourmanoir, 1961) 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 editorPterolamiops magnipinnis 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 maou (Lesson, 1831)) 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 insularum Snyder, 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 longimanus (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 editorCarcharias obtusus Garman, 1881) 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 longimanus 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 maou Lesson, 1831) 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 editorPterolamiops longimanus (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 editorCarcharinus longimanus (Poey, 1861)) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion gracilis Wilson C.B., 1905 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyrhynchus talismani Dollfus, 1935 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinemoura discrepans Cressey, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisculiceps galapagoensis Nock & Caira, 1988 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria gracilis Wilson C.B., 1932 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus crypturus Heller, 1865 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagina tunica Cressey, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus cranchii Leach, 1819 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus satyrus Dana, 1849 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTentacularia coryphaenae Bosc, 1802 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerranova rochalimai (Pereira, 1935) Johnston & Mawson, 1945 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
LanguageName 
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]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorヨゴレ  [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]