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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSomniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) 
AphiaID: 105919

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 editorSqualiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomniosidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSomniosus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSomniosus Lesueur, 1818
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLaemargus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiodon echinatum Wood, 1846
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScymnus glacialis Faber, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScymnus gunneri Thienemann, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScymnus micropterus Valenciennes, 1832
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSomniosus brevipinna Lesueur, 1818 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus borealis Scoresby, 1820 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus microcephalus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus norvegianus Blainville, 1825
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]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavkal  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGroenlandse haaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorapekal [from synonym]  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreenland shark  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editorrequin du GroenlandUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorleicheUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlamairgue du GroenlandTrusted: edited by a thematic editorlaimargue atlantiqueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlaimargue  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGrönlandhaiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEishai  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorarktinis ryklys  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhåkjerring  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhåkjerring  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrekin polarny  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorакула полярная  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrenlandski morski pes  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón de GroenlandiaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón ártico  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhåkäring  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGrönland köpek balığı  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorАкула полярна гренландська  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormorgi'r Ynys Las  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUngava Bay [details]
Davis Strait
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDavis Strait [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]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Hudson Strait
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHudson Strait [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 editorMadeiran Exclusive Economic Zone [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 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 editorFAO fishing area 18 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 21 [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 editorClavella adunca (Strøm, 1762) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmmatokoita elongata (Grant, 1827) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOmmatokoita superba Leigh-Sharpe, 1926 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeopoda elongata (Grant, 1827) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinemoura ferox (Krøyer, 1838) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (29 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (168 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 FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (18 nucleotides; 17 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 Feed on fishes, including herring, Atlantic salmon, Arctic char, capelin, redfish, sculpins, lumpfish, cod, haddock, Atlantic halibut, Greenland halibut and skates, as well as cephalopods, gastropods, crustaceans, sea birds and marine mammals. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Greenland, Davis Strait to Eastport, Maine [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Cool northern seas; found near the surface of estuaries, shallow bays and coastal waters during winter and cooler waters to 600m in summer. [details]

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

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Ovoviviparous [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105919
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). Somniosus microcephalus. 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=105919 on 2014-09-17
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