WoRMS taxon details

Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

105795  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105795)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Common in reef flats, shallow lagoons and reef margins (Ref. 1602). Occurs singly or in small groups. Feeds on small fishes...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105795 on 2018-12-10
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [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 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 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 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]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian peshkaqeni pendëzi  [details]
English blacktip reef shark  [details]
Hebrew כריש שחור-סנפירים  [details]
Japanese ツマグロ  [details]
Turkish kopek baligicamgoz  [details]