WoRMS banner

WoRMS RSS feed RSS
Add search provider Add provider
Twitter: Latest updates @WRMarineSpecies

WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) 
AphiaID: 105795

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
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus de Blainville, 1816
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus de Blainville, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus melanoptures (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias commersoni (Blainville, 1816)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias elegans Ehrenberg, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias marianensis Engelhardt, 1912
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias melanopterus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias playfairii Günther, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharinus melanoptera (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypoprion playfairi (Günther, 1870)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus carcharias minor Forsskål, 1775
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus commersonii Blainville, 1816
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus ustus Duméril, 1824
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 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshkaqeni pendëzi  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblacktip reef shark  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorכריש שחור-סנפירים  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkopek baligiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcamgoz  [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]
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]
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 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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [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 editorPandarus smithii Rathbun, 1886 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus carcharhini Ho, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (45 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (31 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 (22 nucleotides; 20 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
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Common in reef flats, shallow lagoons and reef margins (Ref. 1602). Occurs singly or in small groups. Feeds on small fishes (including sharks, Ref. 5213) and cephalopods. Reported to cause poisoning (Ref. 4690). Generally marketed fresh (as fillet), may be dried, salted, smoked (Ref. 5284) or frozen (Ref. 9987). Fins are valued for shark-fin soup (Ref. 9987). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105795
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
  
[Taxonomic tree] [Occurrence map] [Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]
  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824). 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=105795 on 2014-10-30
  Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License