WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)

105796  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105796)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found on continental and insular shelves and...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found on continental and insular shelves and oceanic waters. Avoids estuaries. Adults are commonly found at depths of 200-400 m, young in shallower waters (Ref. 5485). A seasonal migratory species. Feeds on fish, sharks, rays, squids, gastropods, crustaceans, and detritus. Viviparous; litter size 6-14 pups, usually born early winter; 69-100 cm at birth. Utilized fresh and dried-salted for human consumption; hides for leather; fins for sharks-fin soup; and liver oil extracted for vitamins. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution southern Massachusetts and NE Georges Bank to...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution southern Massachusetts and NE Georges Bank to Florida [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Carcharhinus obscurus. 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=105796 on 2017-12-15

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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 Põllumäe, A [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 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 editorCarcharhinus iranzae 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 editorCarcharhinus obscurella Deng, Xiong & Zhan, 1981) 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 macrurus Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887) 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 obscurus Lesueur, 1818) 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 iranzae 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 editorEulamia obscura (Lesueur, 1818)) 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 editorGaleolamna eblis Whitley, 1944) 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 editorGaleolamna macrurus (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887)) 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 editorPrionodon obvelatus Valenciennes, 1844) 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 obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)) 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 editorGaleolamna greyi Owen, 1853) 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 Found on continental and insular shelves and oceanic waters. Avoids estuaries. Adults are commonly found at depths of 200-400 m, young in shallower waters (Ref. 5485). A seasonal migratory species. Feeds on fish, sharks, rays, squids, gastropods, crustaceans, and detritus. Viviparous; litter size 6-14 pups, usually born early winter; 69-100 cm at birth. Utilized fresh and dried-salted for human consumption; hides for leather; fins for sharks-fin soup; and liver oil extracted for vitamins. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on bottom and pelagic bony fish, sharks, skates, rays, cephalopods, gastropods, crustaceans, sometimes mammalian carrion and inorganic objects  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution southern Massachusetts and NE Georges Bank to Florida [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial and gamefish [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion carchariae Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion crassus Wilson, 1932 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion fuscus Wilson C.B., 1921 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion gracilis Wilson C.B., 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthobothrium laciniatum Linton, 1890 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallitetrarhynchus gracilis (Rudolphi, 1819) (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrossobothrium angustum (Linton, 1889) (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisculiceps pileatus (Linton, 1891) Joyeux & Baer, 1936 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFloriceps saccatus Cuvier, 1817 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrillotia erinaceus (Van Beneden, 1858) (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis robusta (Van Beneden, 1851) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNybelinia bisulcata (Linton, 1889) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOtobothrium crenacolle Linton, 1890 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOtobothrium dipsacus Linton, 1897 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaeon elongatus Wilson C.B., 1932 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus carcharhini Ho, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus cranchii Leach, 1819 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus niger Kirtisinghe, 1950 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus smithii Rathbun, 1886 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaorygmatobothrium angustum (Linton, 1889) Ruhnke, 2011 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaorygmatobothrium sinclairtaylori Cutmore, Bennett, Miller & Cribb, 2017 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissopus communis Rathbun, 1887 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissopus dentatus Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoreiobothrium lasium Linton, 1889 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoreiobothrium triloculatum Linton, 1901 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllobothrium foliatum Linton, 1890 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybothrium cervinum Linton, 1890 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybothrium kirstenae Healy, 2003 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterobothrium heteracanthum Diesing, 1850 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTentacularia coryphaenae Bosc, 1802 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriloculatum triloculatum (Linton, 1901) Caira & Jensen, 2009 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordusky shark  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSchwarzhaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordüsterer Hai  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorכריש עפרורי  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorドタブカ  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbaltapelekis pilkasis ryklys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΣκοτεινόχρωμος καρχαρίνος  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorżarłacz ciemnoskóry  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón gambusoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón areneroUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjaquetón lobo  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoresmer köpekbalığı  [details]