WoRMS taxon details

Echinorhinus brucus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

105922  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105922)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description A large, sluggish bottom shark sometimes occurring in shallow water but primarily a deepwater species. Found on the...  
Description A large, sluggish bottom shark sometimes occurring in shallow water but primarily a deepwater species. Found on the continental and insular shelves and upper slopes. Feeds on smaller spiny dogfish, bony fishes (ling, catfish, and lizardfish), and crabs. Ovoviviparous with 15 to 24 young in a litter. May breed in April in Indian waters. Never recorded as attacking people. Utilized for fishmeal and liver oil. [details]

Distribution from Princetown, off Virginia and the northern Gulf of Mexico.  
Distribution from Princetown, off Virginia and the northern Gulf of Mexico. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Echinorhinus brucus (Bonnaterre, 1788). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105922 on 2018-10-17
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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 Collette, B.B., and G. Klein-MacPhee (eds.). 2002. Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, 3rd edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London. 748 p. [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 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 Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [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 
 

From other sources
Description A large, sluggish bottom shark sometimes occurring in shallow water but primarily a deepwater species. Found on the continental and insular shelves and upper slopes. Feeds on smaller spiny dogfish, bony fishes (ling, catfish, and lizardfish), and crabs. Ovoviviparous with 15 to 24 young in a litter. May breed in April in Indian waters. Never recorded as attacking people. Utilized for fishmeal and liver oil. [details]

Distribution from Princetown, off Virginia and the northern Gulf of Mexico. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch braamhaai  [details]
English spinous shark [from synonym]bramble shark  [details]
French squale bouclérequin chenillechenillebouclé  [details]
German Nagelhai  [details]
Japanese キクザメ  [details]
Lithuanian paprastasis krokodilinis dygliaryklis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Αχινοσκυλόψαρο  [details]
Polish rekin kolczasty  [details]
Russian звездчатошипая акулаакула-аллигатор  [details]
Spanish tiburón de clavospez clavo  [details]
Turkish çivili köpekbalığıcivili kopekbaligiçivili camgözcivili camgoz  [details]
Ukrainian Акула-алігатор Акула алігатор  [details]