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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell, 1837) 
AphiaID: 105802

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 editorRhizoprionodon (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus acutus (Rüppell, 1837)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias aaronis Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1899
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias acutus Rüppell, 1837
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias crenidens Klunzinger, 1880
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias eumeces Pietschmann, 1913
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias walbeehmi Bleeker, 1856
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias walbeehmii (Bleeker, 1856)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias walbenii Bleeker, 1856 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynocephalus acutus (Rüppell, 1837)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypoprion acutus (Rüppell, 1837)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoliodon acutus (Rüppell, 1837)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoliodon longmani Ogilby, 1912
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoliodon palasorra (Bleeker, 1853) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoliodon palasorrah (Bleeker, 1853)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoliodon vagatus Garman, 1913
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoliodon walbeehmi (Bleeker, 1856)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoliodon walbeehmii (Bleeker, 1856)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoliodon walbeemii (Bleeker, 1856) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolliodon walbechmii (Bleeker, 1856) (misspelling)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormilk shark  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMilchhai  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorilgažiomenis ryklys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΠριονοδοντοκαρχαρίας  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorостроносая длиннорылая акулаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorмолочная акулаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorакула вальбема  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón lechoso  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçekic başlı köpekbalığı  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorмолочна акула Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула молочна  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [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]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese 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]
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 editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudactylina aspera Heller, 1865 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissopus dentatus Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus smithii Rathbun, 1886 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrodes gracilis (Heller, 1865) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria spatulata Pearse, 1948 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeopoda scoliodontis Kirtisinghe, 1964 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus orientalis Heller, 1865 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopandarus australis Cressey & Simpfendorfer, 1988 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopandarus gracilis Kirtisinghe, 1950 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus crypturus Heller, 1865 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopandarus longus (Gnanamuthu, 1951) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (74 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
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 (88 nucleotides; 87 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
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found on continental shelves, often on sandy beaches and rarely in estuaries. Can not tolerate very low salinities. Feeds mainly on bony fishes but also takes cephalopods and other invertebrates. Viviparous, with 1 to 8 in a litter. Size at birth between 25 and 39 cm. Quite common. Often taken by anglers (Ref. 5485). Utilized for human consumption and processed for fishmeal. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105802
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). Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell, 1837). 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=105802 on 2014-07-28
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