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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith, 1834) 
AphiaID: 105816

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 editorSphyrnidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrna (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrna Rafinesque, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCestracion leeuwenii Day, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCestracion oceanica Garman, 1913
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrna diplana Springer, 1941
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrna leweni (Griffith & Smith, 1834) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygaena erythraea Klunzinger, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygaena indica van Hasselt, 1823
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygaena lewini Griffith & Smith, 1834
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 editorscalloped hammerhead  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgekerbter HammerhaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBogenstirn-Hammerhai  [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]
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]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [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 editorNorth West Atlantic [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 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis robusta (Van Beneden, 1851) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion carchariae Krøyer, 1863 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus cranchii Leach, 1819 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion crassus (Bere, 1936) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion echinatus Capart, 1953 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrodes gracilis (Heller, 1865) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyerina scottorum Cressey, 1972 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis pallida Wilson C.B., 1932 [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, 1953 [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 editorNesippus borealis Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus crypturus Heller, 1865 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (197 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (34 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 (282 nucleotides; 201 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 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 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105816
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). Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith, 1834). 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=105816 on 2014-04-21
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