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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 105801

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 editorPrionace (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrionace Cantor, 1849
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus macki (Phillipps, 1935)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias aethiops Philippi, 1902
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias gracilis Philippi, 1887
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias hirundinaceus Valenciennes, 1839
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias pugae Pérez Canto, 1886
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharinus glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaleus thalassinus Valenciennes, 1835
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyphis glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypoprion isodus Philippi, 1887
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsurus glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrionace mackiei Phillipps, 1935
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrionacea glauca (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus adscensionis Osbeck, 1765
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus caeruleus Blainville, 1816
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus glaucus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus rondeletii Risso, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassinus rondeletti Moreau, 1881
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassinus rondelettii Moreau, 1881
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassorhinus vulpecula Valenciennes, 1839
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100
page(s): 235 [details]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshkaqeni jeshilUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshkaqeni blu  [details]
Breton Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorghi glasUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormord'hast  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblåhaj  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblauwe haai  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue shark  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrequin bleuUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeau bleue  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblauer Hai  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorכריש כחול  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorverdesca Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsqualo azzuro  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormelsvasis ryklys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΓλαυκός καρχαρίας  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblåhai  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblåhai  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblåhai  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorżarłacz błękitnyUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrekin błękitny  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortintureira  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorсиняя акула  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsinji morski pes  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTintoreraUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón azul  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblåhaj  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpamuk balığıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpamuk baligiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormavi köpekbalığıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormavi kopekbaligi  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorблакитна акула Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула блакитна  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorgi glas  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDuinbergen [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Columbia [details]
Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCoastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia [details]
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
English Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEnglish Channel [from synonym] [view taxon] [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]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [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 editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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 editorAzores [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian 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 editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Pacific part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 67 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Pacific [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Indian Ocean [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthosoma crassum (Abildgaard, 1794) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis robusta (Van Beneden, 1851) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion carchariae Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria carchariaeglauci Hesse, 1878 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria lineata Van Beneden, 1853 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinemoura latifolia (Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinemoura producta (O.F. Muller, 1785) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchthrogaleus coleoptratus (Guérin-Méneville, 1837) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGangliopus pyriformis Gerstaecker, 1854 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus bicolor Leach, 1816 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus cranchii Leach, 1819 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllothyreus cornutus (Milne Edwards, 1840) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchthrogaleus torpedinis Wilson C.B., 1907 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus floridanus Cressey, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus smithii Rathbun, 1886 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudactylina carchariaeglauci Hesse, 1883 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagina tunica Cressey, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus katoi Cressey, 1967 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissopus oblongus (Wilson C.B., 1908) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis carchariaeglauci (Hesse, 1883) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus borealis Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus carchariaeglaucus Hesse, 1883 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus satyrus Dana, 1849 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus elongatus Heegaard, 1943 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (73 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (132 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
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 (162 nucleotides; 130 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
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Lives in the open sea, but may also be found along coastal areas. Prefers cool waters from 7-16° C but tolerates 21° C and more. In tropical offshore areas it occurs at depths of 80-220 m; in warm-temperate areas they occur close to shore and near the surface (Ref. 5485). A scavenger/ predator that feeds mainly on squid, but also on bony fishes, small sharks, pelagic crustaceans, algae, and crustaceans (Ref. 5213). Length of 650 cm is unconfirmed. Marketed fresh, dried/salted and frozen; meat utilized for consumption, hides for leather and fins for soup (Ref. 9987). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Primarily squids and fishes, including herring, silver hake, white hake, red hake, cod, haddock, pollock, mackerel, butterfish, sea raven and flounders [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Newfoundland to Argentina [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Prefers waters if 7-16 C, often near surface. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social & Scientific- Canada- Gamefish; Elsewhere- flesh, fins and liver are used for human consumption, hides for leather, carcasses for fish meal. Generally dangerous to humans and small boats. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Man [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Internal fertilization; gestation requires 9-12 months; birthing occurs between March and July [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105801
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
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=105801 on 2014-08-27
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