WoRMS taxon details

Carcharhinus signatus (Poey, 1868)

105798  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105798)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Delaware to Florida, Bahamas, and Cuba; southern Brazil, Argentina  
Distribution Delaware to Florida, Bahamas, and Cuba; southern Brazil, Argentina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Carcharhinus signatus (Poey, 1868). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105798 on 2018-10-18
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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 Florida Museum of Natural History. 2003. Ichthyology Collection Database., available online at http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/Collection/collectdata.htm [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 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
Diet Feeds mainly on small bony fishes and squid  [details]

Distribution Delaware to Florida, Bahamas, and Cuba; southern Brazil, Argentina [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Found at depths between 0 - 600m. [details]

Importance Social- Commercial fishery [details]
 

LanguageName 
English night shark  [details]
Spanish tiburón nocturno  [details]