WoRMS taxon details

Carcharhinus plumbeus (Nardo, 1827)

105797  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105797)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found over sandy and muddy areas of coastal waters, including estuaries. May inhabit oceanic waters. Feeds on benthic...  
Description Found over sandy and muddy areas of coastal waters, including estuaries. May inhabit oceanic waters. Feeds on benthic animals, fishes, rays, gastropods, and squids (Ref. 5213). Viviparous; litter size 1-14 pups, born during midsummer (Ref. 5485); 56-75 cm at birth (Ref. 2334). Populations are segregated by age. Preferred water tempeatures range from 23 to 27°C. Potentially dangerous but has never been incriminated in any attack on people. Utilized for human consumption, for leather and oil. Marketed fresh, dried-salted and frozen; fins are valued for soup (Ref. 9987). [details]

Distribution Massachusetts (Woods Hole, straying into Gulf of Maine) to southern Brazil  
Distribution Massachusetts (Woods Hole, straying into Gulf of Maine) to southern Brazil [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Carcharhinus plumbeus (Nardo, 1827). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105797 on 2018-10-22
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [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 Põllumäe, A [details]   

additional source Fourmanoir, P. (1961). Requins de la Cote Ouest de Madagascar. Memoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar Serie F (Oceanographie) 4: 1-82 [details]   

additional source Randall, J. E. (1992). Red Sea Reef Fishes. <em>Immel Publishing.</em>  [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. <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 Found over sandy and muddy areas of coastal waters, including estuaries. May inhabit oceanic waters. Feeds on benthic animals, fishes, rays, gastropods, and squids (Ref. 5213). Viviparous; litter size 1-14 pups, born during midsummer (Ref. 5485); 56-75 cm at birth (Ref. 2334). Populations are segregated by age. Preferred water tempeatures range from 23 to 27°C. Potentially dangerous but has never been incriminated in any attack on people. Utilized for human consumption, for leather and oil. Marketed fresh, dried-salted and frozen; fins are valued for soup (Ref. 9987). [details]

Diet Feeds mainly on bony fishes, also small sharks, cephalopods, and shrimps  [details]

Distribution Massachusetts (Woods Hole, straying into Gulf of Maine) to southern Brazil [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social & Scientific- Commercial, gamefish, aquarium fish, Utilized for human consumption, for leather and oil. Chinese medicine  [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian peshkaqen i hirtë  [details]
Catalan tintoreratauró plomtauró grisca marí  [details]
Dutch zandbankhaaigrootvinhaai  [details]
English sandbar shark  [details]
French requin gris  [details]
German SandbankhaiGrauhai  [details]
Hebrew כריש סנפירתן  [details]
Italian squalo plumbeosqualo grigio  [details]
Japanese メジロザメ/ヤジブカ  [details]
Lithuanian mažasis melsvasis ryklys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Τεφρός καρχαρίνος  [details]
Polish żarłacz brunatny  [details]
Portuguese tubarão-corre-costa  [details]
Slovenian sivi morski pes  [details]
Spanish tiburón trozotiburón de Milbertotiburón aleta de cartónjaquetón de Milberto  [details]
Swedish högfenad haj  [details]
Turkish büyük camgözbuyuk camgoz  [details]
Ukrainian Акула сіра піщана  [details]