WoRMS taxon details

Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)

105837  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105837)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofSqualus maximus Gunnerus, 1765) Gunnerus, J.E. (1765). Brugden (<i>Squalus maximus</i>), Beskrvenen ved J. E. Gunnerus. <em>Det Trondhiemske Selskabs Skerifter.</em> 3: 33-49. Pl. 2. [details]   

(ofSelache maxima (Gunnerus, 1765)) Gunnerus, J.E. (1765). Brugden (<i>Squalus maximus</i>), Beskrvenen ved J. E. Gunnerus. <em>Det Trondhiemske Selskabs Skerifter.</em> 3: 33-49. Pl. 2. [details]   
Type locality contained in Trondheim  
type locality contained in Trondheim [details]
Distribution White Bay and Notre Dame Bay Newfoundland, to the Gulf of St. Lawrence, on the Scotian Shelf, along the Nova Scotia...  
Distribution White Bay and Notre Dame Bay Newfoundland, to the Gulf of St. Lawrence, on the Scotian Shelf, along the Nova Scotia coastline, in the Bay of Fundy and south to North Carolina, straying to Florida [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105837 on 2018-10-19
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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2017-07-10 06:54:22Z
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2017-08-08 06:37:06Z
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original description  (ofSqualus gunnerianus Blainville, 1810) Blainville, H. de. (1810). Note sur plusieurs espèces de squales, confondues sous le nom de Squalus maximus de Linnée. <em>J. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. Paris.</em> 71: 248-259. Pl.2. [details]   

original description  (ofSqualus maximus Gunnerus, 1765) Gunnerus, J.E. (1765). Brugden (<i>Squalus maximus</i>), Beskrvenen ved J. E. Gunnerus. <em>Det Trondhiemske Selskabs Skerifter.</em> 3: 33-49. Pl. 2. [details]   

original description  (ofSelache maxima (Gunnerus, 1765)) Gunnerus, J.E. (1765). Brugden (<i>Squalus maximus</i>), Beskrvenen ved J. E. Gunnerus. <em>Det Trondhiemske Selskabs Skerifter.</em> 3: 33-49. Pl. 2. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Campana, S., W. Joyce, and Z. Zahorodny. 2003. Canadian Shark Research Laboratory., available online at http://www.mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/science/shark/english/index.htm [details]   

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [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]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 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 Compagno, L.J.V. (2001). Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Volume 2. Bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes). <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes.</em> No. 1, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. 269p. [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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 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 Nijssen, H.; de Groot, S.J. (1987). De vissen van Nederland: systematische indeling, historisch overzicht, het ontstaan van de viskweek, uitheemse vissoorten, determineersleutels, beschrijvingen, afbeeldingen, literatuur, van alle in Nederlandse wateren voor komende zee- en zoetwatervissoorten [Fishes of the Netherlands: systematic classification, historical overview, origins of fish culture, non-indigenous species, determination keys, descriptions, drawings, literature references on all marine and freshwater fish species living in Dutch waters]. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-006-1. 224 pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 33 [details]   

additional source Gunnerus, J.E. (1765). Brugden (<i>Squalus maximus</i>), Beskrvenen ved J. E. Gunnerus. <em>Det Trondhiemske Selskabs Skerifter.</em> 3: 33-49. Pl. 2.
page(s): 33 [details]   

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

Syntype [from synonym] MACN  [view taxon]
From other sources
Diet Minute planktonic organisms; especially copepods, fish eggs and larvae [details]

Distribution White Bay and Notre Dame Bay Newfoundland, to the Gulf of St. Lawrence, on the Scotian Shelf, along the Nova Scotia coastline, in the Bay of Fundy and south to North Carolina, straying to Florida [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat coastal warm and cool temperature waters [details]

Importance Scientific- Commercial  [details]

Predators Unknown [details]

Reproduction Ovoviviparous; young thought to be 1.5-1.7 m long at birth [details]
 

LanguageName 
Afrikaans koesterhaai  [details]
Albanian peshkaqeni gjigant  [details]
Breton pirc'hirin  [details]
Danish brugde  [details]
Dutch reuzenhaaireuzehaai  [details]
English sunfishsun fishsouthern basking sharksailfishsail fishpelerinold woman sharkoilfishlong-nosed sharkhomerhoe mothergurry sharkgiant basking sharkfoolish sharkelephant sharkcow-fishcapidoloCape basking sharkbone sharkbasking shark  [details]
French squale pèlerin [from synonym]requin-pèlerinreligieusepoisson à voliespèlerinle très grandle squale a fanonselephant de mer  [details]
German RiesenhaiMandelhai  [details]
Hebrew כריש-ענק ים-תיכוניכריש ענקי ים תיכוני  [details]
Icelandic rymerbeinhaakal  [details]
Irish liabhán mórliabhán chor gréine  [details]
Italian squalo massimosqualo elefanteimbestinucaniscucagnia  [details]
Japanese ウバザメzozameubazameteguzamebakazame  [details]
Lithuanian milžinryklis  [details]
Maltese pixi tunnu  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) ΣαπουνάςΚαρχαρίας προσκυνητής  [details]
Norwegian ry brigdebrygdebrugde  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål brugde  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk brugde  [details]
Polish żarłacz olbrzymi  [details]
Portuguese tubarâo fradepeixe fradepeixe caragocarago  [details]
Russian lao sha k’ogigantskie akulybol’shezhabernye akulyakuly nastoiaschieakuloobraznyeakula gigantakaia  [details]
Scottish Gaelic cearban  [details]
Slovenian morski pes orjak  [details]
Spanish tiburón peregrinoperegrinopeje-vacaelefante  [details]
Swedish brugdenbrugd  [details]
Turkish güneşlenen köpekbalığıguneslenen kopekbaligidev köpekbalığıdev kopekbaligibüyük camgözbuyuk camgoz  [details]
Ukrainian китова акулаігантської акулиГігантська акула Акула гігантська  [details]
Welsh heulgi  [details]