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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788) 
AphiaID: 105836

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 editorLamniformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlopiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlopias (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlopias Rafinesque, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlopecias barrae Pérez Canto, 1886
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlopecias chilensis Philippi, 1902
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlopecias longimana Philippi, 1902
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlopecias vulpes (Gmelin, 1789) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlopias caudatus Phillipps, 1932
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlopias greyi Whitley, 1937
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlopias macrourus Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlopias vulpes (Gmelin, 1789) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias vulpes (Gmelin, 1789)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaleus vulpecula Rafinesque, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus alopecias Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus vulpes Gmelin, 1789 (Original combination of Alopias vulpes (Gmelin, 1789))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus vulpes Berkenhout, 1789
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus vulpinus Bonnaterre, 1788
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVulpecula marina Garman, 1913
Sources  original description 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]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfynstert-sambokhaai  [details]
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshku dhelpërUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshkaqeni dhelpërUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshkaqeni bishtshpatë  [details]
Breton Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlouarn-vôr  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrævehaj  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvoshaai  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhiptail sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortresherUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthresher sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthresherUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthrasher sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthintail thresherUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorslasherUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsea foxUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsea apeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlong-tailed sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfox sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon thresher  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortouille à l'épéeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsinge de merUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrenard marinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrenard de merUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrenardUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpoisson épéeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpéi aspasu ratouUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorla faux  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFuchshai  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorכרישועל זנבתן  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvolpe di mareUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpisci sciabula turcaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpisci cudutoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpisci cuda longaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpisce surciUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpescio rattoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpesce volpeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpesce sorcioUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpesce pavoneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpesce banneraUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpesce bandieraUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpavone di mareUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpavoneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorallopia volpe marinaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorallopia coda lunga  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoronagazameUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornezumezameUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornadebukaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorma-onaga  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpaprastoji jūrų lapė  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΑλεπού της θάλασσαςUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΑλεπόσκυλος  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrevehai  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrevehai  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlis morskiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkosogon  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzorro cauda longaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortubarâo raposoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorromâoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorromanoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeixe zorraUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeixe ratoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeixe raposoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeixe cavalloUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeixe alecrimUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorarequim  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorОбыкновенная морская лисица [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorморская лисица обыкновеннаяUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlisitska morskayia  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorska lisica  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzorro blancoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzorroUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzorra de marUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón zorro comúnUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrabosaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpez zorroUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeix espasa  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrävhajUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorraefhajen  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortilki balığıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortilki baligiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsapan balığıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsapan baligi  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЛисица морскаяUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЗвичайна морська лисиця [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула лисяча  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorllwynog môrUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLluynog mor  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Chile [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Massachusetts [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Mediterranean Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Chile [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality New South Wales [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Sicily [details]
From other sources
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
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]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [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 editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [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 editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [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 editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Pacific part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 48 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 51 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 57 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 67 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 71 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 77 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 81 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 87 [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 editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Indian Ocean [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis lamna Risso, 1826 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis robusta (Van Beneden, 1851) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinemoura producta (O.F. Muller, 1785) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGangliopus pyriformis Gerstaecker, 1854 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus cranchii Leach, 1819 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllothyreus cornutus (Milne Edwards, 1840) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus smithii Rathbun, 1886 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinemoura discrepans Cressey, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyerina benzorum Deets, 1987 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis aggregatus Cressey, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus orientalis Heller, 1865 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagina tunica Cressey, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchthrogaleus denticulatus Smith S.I., 1873 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (35 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (63 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 (59 nucleotides; 60 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 Possibly to 609 cm. Also in coastal waters. Eats schooling fish, including mackerels, bluefishes, clupeids, needlefishes, lancetfishes and lanternfishes, also squids, octopi and other pelagic crustaceans, and rarely seabirds. Spatial and depth segregation by sex in northwestern Indian Ocean populations. Uses its long caudal fin to bunch up and even stun schooling prey (Ref. 2850). Unconfirmed boat attacks. Valued for its meat, liver, hide and fins; utilized fresh, dried-salted, smoked and frozen (Ref. 9987). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Bluefish, menhaden, shad, mackerel and other schooling fishes, as well as squid [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Newfoundland to Cuba [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat warm and temperate areas of all the World's oceans [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Commercial, gamefish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Man [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Ovoviviparous, litter consists of 4-6 pups [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105836
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). Alopias vulpinus (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=105836 on 2014-08-23
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