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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788) 
AphiaID: 105833

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 editorSqualomorphi (Superorder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus Rafinesque, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus corinum Jordan & Gilbert, 1880
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus corinus Jordan & Gilbert, 1880
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus griseus australis de Buen, 1960
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonopterhinus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonopterinus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotidanus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotidanus monge Risso, 1827
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotidanus vulgaris Pérez Canto, 1886
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus griseus Bonnaterre, 1788 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus vacca Bloch & Schneider, 1801
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 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshkaqeni kokështypur  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorseksgællet haj  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstompsnuitzeskieuwshaaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrauwe haai  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsix-gilled sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsix-gill sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsixgill sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbluntnose sixgill shark  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrequin grisetUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgriset  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשש-זים אפור  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΕξακαρχαρίας  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamtannhai  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamtannhai  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón de seis branquias  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsexbågig kamtandhaj  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorboz camgoz  [details]
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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus griseus australis de Buen, 1960 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus griseus nakamurai Teng, 1962 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchus nakamurai Teng, 1962
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
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]
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]
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 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]
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]
(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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer, 1837) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis robusta (Van Beneden, 1851) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtodactylina pamelae Laubier, Maillard & Oliver, 1966 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemoleus heptapus (Otto, 1821) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus bicolor Leach, 1816 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissopus oblongus (Wilson C.B., 1908) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus heptapus Otto, 1821 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus lessonius Risso, 1826 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAchtheinus oblongus Wilson C.B., 1908 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (8 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (204 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 FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (35 nucleotides; 8 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 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia, in Emerald Basin, to Northern Argentina [details]

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

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species of genus. In Family Heptanchidae in <143> [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105833
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). Hexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788). 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=105833 on 2014-04-24
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