WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith, 1834)

105816  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105816)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A coastal-pelagic, semi-oceanic shark occurring over the continental and insular shelves. Young form schools and forage...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A coastal-pelagic, semi-oceanic shark occurring over the continental and insular shelves. Young form schools and forage near the bottom, migrating to deeper outer reef waters as they grow. Adults solitary or in pairs. Feeds on fishes, including other sharks and rays (Ref. 1602), cephalopods, and crustaceans; also on turtles (Ref. 2334). Non-aggressive unless stimulated by fish blood. Utilized: fresh, dried-salted, smoked and frozen; also sought for fins and hides (Ref. 9987). Game fish record weighed almost 450 kg (Ref. 9987). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution New Jersey to Florida and the Gulf of Mexico  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution New Jersey to Florida and the Gulf of Mexico [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith, 1834). 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=105816 on 2018-01-20

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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 Castro, 1983 [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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

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 editorSphyrna diplana Springer, 1941) 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 editorCestracion leeuwenii Day, 1865) 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 editorCestracion oceanica Garman, 1913) 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 editorZygaena erythraea Klunzinger, 1871) 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 editorZygaena indica van Hasselt, 1823) 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 editorZygaena lewini Griffith & Smith, 1834) 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 editorSphyrna leweni (Griffith & Smith, 1834)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Moore, A. B.; Gates, A. R. (2015). Deep-water observation of scalloped hammerhead Sphyrna lewini in the western Indian Ocean off Tanzania. Marine Biodiversity Records. 8., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/s1755267215000627 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. AFCD. , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A coastal-pelagic, semi-oceanic shark occurring over the continental and insular shelves. Young form schools and forage near the bottom, migrating to deeper outer reef waters as they grow. Adults solitary or in pairs. Feeds on fishes, including other sharks and rays (Ref. 1602), cephalopods, and crustaceans; also on turtles (Ref. 2334). Non-aggressive unless stimulated by fish blood. Utilized: fresh, dried-salted, smoked and frozen; also sought for fins and hides (Ref. 9987). Game fish record weighed almost 450 kg (Ref. 9987). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution New Jersey to Florida and the Gulf of Mexico [details]

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

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion carchariae Krøyer, 1863 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion crassus Wilson, 1932 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion echinatus Capart, 1953 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplootobothrium springeri Chandler, 1942 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudactylina aspera Heller, 1865 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrodes gracilis (Heller, 1865) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroeyerina scottorum Cressey, 1970 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria praelongacicula Lewis A.G., 1966 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria sphyrnae Rangnekar, 1957 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoimosina parawilsoni Bravo-Hollis, 1970 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis pallida Wilson C.B., 1932 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis robusta (Van Beneden, 1851) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoomeia sphyrnae Yin & Zhang, 1984 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus borealis Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus crypturus Heller, 1865 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus orientalis Heller, 1865 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaeon vaissierei Delamare Deboutteville & Nuñes-Ruivo, 1954 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus cranchii Leach, 1819 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhoreiobothrium lewinense Caira, Richmond & Swanson, 2005 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatybothrium tantatulum Healy, 2003 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPulchrascaris chiloscyllii (Johnston & Mawson, 1951) Deardorff, 1987 (parasitic: endocommensal)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerranova galeocerdonis (Thwaite, 1927) Mozgovoi, 1953 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorscalloped hammerhead  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgekerbter HammerhaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBogenstirn-Hammerhai  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorアカシュモクザメ  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbronzinis kūjaryklis  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgłowomłot tropikalny  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorбронзовая акула-молот  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón martilloUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcornuda común  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçekiç balığı  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorБронзова риба-молотUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула-молот бронзова  [details]