WoRMS taxon details

Hexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

105833  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105833)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofSqualus griseus Bonnaterre, 1788) Bonnaterre, J.P. (1788). Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature... Ichthyologie. Paris. i-lvi + 1-215, Pls. A-B + 1-100. [details]   
Note Type species of genus. In Family Heptanchidae in <143>  
From other sources
Type species Type species of genus. In Family Heptanchidae in <143> [details]
Description Sits on the bottom by day, and rise to the surface at night to feed. Feeds on a wide range of marine organisms, including...  
Description Sits on the bottom by day, and rise to the surface at night to feed. Feeds on a wide range of marine organisms, including other sharks (conspecifics) rays, chimaeras, bony fishes including dolphinfishes, swordfish & marlin, herring, grenadiers, cod, ling, hake, flounders, gurnards & anglers, as well as squids, crabs, shrimps, carrion and even seals. Ovoviviparous with 22-108 in a litter. Not known to have attacked people without provocation. Sensitive to low light. Used for food either fresh, frozen, or dried salted. Also utilized for fishmeal and oil. [details]

Distribution Nova Scotia, in Emerald Basin, to Northern Argentina  
Distribution Nova Scotia, in Emerald Basin, to Northern Argentina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Hexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105833 on 2018-05-23
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original description  (ofSqualus griseus Bonnaterre, 1788) Bonnaterre, J.P. (1788). Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature... Ichthyologie. Paris. i-lvi + 1-215, Pls. A-B + 1-100. [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, 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 Moore, J. A., M. Vecchione, B.B. Collette, and R. Gibbons. (2002) The fauna of Bear Seamount (New England Seamount chain), and the presence of "natural invader" species. Paper CM 2002/M:25, ICES Annual Science Conference and ICES Centenary, 1-5 October 2002, Copenhagen [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [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 Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Bonnaterre, J.P. (1788). Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature... Ichthyologie. Paris. i-lvi + 1-215, Pls. A-B + 1-100.
page(s): 9 [details]   

additional source Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37 (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 9 [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSqualus griseus Bonnaterre, 1788) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofSqualus griseus Bonnaterre, 1788) Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source  (ofSqualus griseus Bonnaterre, 1788) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHexanchus corinum Jordan & Gilbert, 1880) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHexanchus corinus Jordan & Gilbert, 1880) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSqualus vacca Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMonopterhinus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNotidanus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNotidanus monge Risso, 1827) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofNotidanus vulgaris Pérez Canto, 1886) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofHexanchus griseus australis de Buen, 1960) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMonopterinus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Sits on the bottom by day, and rise to the surface at night to feed. Feeds on a wide range of marine organisms, including other sharks (conspecifics) rays, chimaeras, bony fishes including dolphinfishes, swordfish & marlin, herring, grenadiers, cod, ling, hake, flounders, gurnards & anglers, as well as squids, crabs, shrimps, carrion and even seals. Ovoviviparous with 22-108 in a litter. Not known to have attacked people without provocation. Sensitive to low light. Used for food either fresh, frozen, or dried salted. Also utilized for fishmeal and oil. [details]

Distribution Nova Scotia, in Emerald Basin, to Northern Argentina [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Type species Type species of genus. In Family Heptanchidae in <143> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian peshkaqeni kokështypur  [details]
Danish seksgællet haj  [details]
Dutch stompsnuitzeskieuwshaaigrauwe haai  [details]
English six-gilled sharksix-gill sharksixgill sharkbluntnose sixgill shark  [details]
French requin grisetgriset  [details]
German Grauhai  [details]
Hebrew שש-זים אפור  [details]
Japanese カグラザメ  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Εξακαρχαρίας  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål kamtannhai  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kamtannhai  [details]
Spanish tiburón de seis branquias  [details]
Swedish sexbågig kamtandhaj  [details]
Turkish boz camgoz  [details]