WoRMS taxon details

Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (Richardson, 1836)

158510  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158510)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution New Brunswick to the Gulf of Mexico  
Distribution New Brunswick to the Gulf of Mexico [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (Richardson, 1836). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158510 on 2018-11-12
Date
action
by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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 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]   

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 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
Diet Shrimps, molluscs and small fishes [details]

Distribution New Brunswick to the Gulf of Mexico [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat coastal species, enters bays and estuaries [details]

Importance Social- Subsistence fisheries, gamefish [details]

Predators Man [details]

Reproduction Viviparous, usually 4-7 pups born early June in shallow estuarine or shallow coastal waters [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Atlantic sharpnose shark  [details]
Spanish cazón de ley  [details]