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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizoprionodon terraenovae (Richardson, 1836) 
AphiaID: 158510

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 editorCarcharhiniformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizoprionodon (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizoprionodon terraenovae (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizoprionodon terraenova (Richardson, 1836) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScoliodon terraenovae (Richardson, 1836)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus terraenovae Richardson, 1836
Sources  basis of record Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic sharpnose shark  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcazón de ley  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis robusta (Van Beneden, 1851) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissopus communis Rathbun, 1887 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPharodes tortugensis Wilson C.B., 1935 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyerina deetsorum Benz, Smith & Bullard, 2001 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (47 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (18 publications) 
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 (60 nucleotides; 36 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 ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Shrimps, molluscs and small fishes [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution New Brunswick to the Gulf of Mexico [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat coastal species, enters bays and estuaries [details]

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

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Viviparous, usually 4-7 pups born early June in shallow estuarine or shallow coastal waters [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158510
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (Richardson, 1836). 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=158510 on 2014-12-25
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