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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765) 
AphiaID: 105837

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 editorCetorhinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetorhinus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetorhinus Blainville, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetorhinus blainvillei Capello, 1869
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetorhinus maccoyi (Barrett, 1933)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetorhinus maximus infanuncula Deinse & Adriani, 1953
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetorhinus maximus normani (Siccardi, 1961)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetorhinus normani Siccardi, 1961
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetorhinus rostratus (Macri, 1819)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalsydrus maccoyi (Barrett, 1933)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalsydrus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalsydrus pontoppidiani Neill, 1809
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHannovera aurata Van Beneden, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyprosopus macer Couch, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoliophis atlanticus Anonymous, 1817
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelache elephas (Le Sueur, 1822)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelache maxima (Gunnerus, 1765) (Following synonymy of Squalus maximus)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelache maximum (Gunnerus, 1765)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelache maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelachus pennantii Cornish, 1885
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualis gunneri Blainville, 1816
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualis shavianus Blainville, 1816
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus cetaceus Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus elephas Lesueur, 1822
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus gunnerianus Blainville, 1810 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus homianus Blainville, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus isodus Macri, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus maximus Gunnerus, 1765 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus pelegrinus Blainville, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus peregrinus Blainville, 1810 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus rashleighanus Couch, 1838
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus rhinoceros DeKay, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus rostratus Macri, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraoras angiova Rafinesque, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetroras angiova Rafinesque, 1810
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetroras maccoyi Barrett, 1933
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 
Afrikaans Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkoesterhaai  [details]
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshkaqeni gjigant  [details]
Breton Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpirc'hirin  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrugde  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorreuzenhaaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorreuzehaai  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsunfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsun fishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsouthern basking sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsailfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsail fishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpelerinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorold woman sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroilfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlong-nosed sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhomerUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhoe motherUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgurry sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgiant basking sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfoolish sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorelephant sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcow-fishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcapidoloUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape basking sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbone sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbasking shark  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsquale pèlerin [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrequin-pèlerinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorreligieuseUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpoisson à voliesUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpèlerinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorle très grandUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorle squale a fanonsUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorelephant de mer  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRiesenhaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMandelhai  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorכריש-ענק ים-תיכוניUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorכריש ענקי ים תיכוני  [details]
Icelandic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrymerUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbeinhaakal  [details]
Irish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorliabhán mórUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorliabhán chor gréine  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsqualo massimoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsqualo elefanteUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorimbestinuUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcaniscuUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcagnia  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzozameUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorubazameUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorteguzameUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbakazame  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormilžinryklis  [details]
Maltese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpixi tunnu  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΣαπουνάςUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΚαρχαρίας προσκυνητής  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorry brigdeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrygdeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrugde  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrugde  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrugde  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorżarłacz olbrzymi  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortubarâo fradeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeixe fradeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeixe caragoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcarago  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlao sha k’oUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgigantskie akulyUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbol’shezhabernye akulyUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorakuly nastoiaschieUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorakuloobraznyeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorakula gigantakaia  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcearban  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorski pes orjak  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón peregrinoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorperegrinoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeje-vacaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorelefante  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrugdenUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrugd  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgüneşlenen köpekbalığıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorguneslenen kopekbaligiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordev köpekbalığıUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordev kopekbaligiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbüyük camgözUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbuyuk camgoz  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкитова акулаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorігантської акулиUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorГігантська акула Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула гігантська  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorheulgi  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetorhinus maximus infanuncula Deinse & Adriani, 1953 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetorhinus maximus normani (Siccardi, 1961) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Cornwall [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Trondheim [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Cornwall [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Portugal [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Norway [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
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]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [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]
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]
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 48 [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 editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimens  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype [from synonym] MACN  [view taxon]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthosoma crassum (Abildgaard, 1794) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis lamna vermi Hewitt & Hine, 1972 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (58 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (206 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 (77 nucleotides; 71 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 editorDiet Minute planktonic organisms; especially copepods, fish eggs and larvae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution 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]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat coastal warm and cool temperature waters [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Scientific- Commercial  [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Ovoviviparous; young thought to be 1.5-1.7 m long at birth [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105837
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). Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765). 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=105837 on 2014-07-22
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