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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrna tiburo (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 158517

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 editorSphyrnidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrna (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrna Rafinesque, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrna tiburo tiburo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrna vespertina Springer, 1940
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus tiburo Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  basis of record 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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonnethead  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcornuda cabeza de pala  [details]
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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrna tiburo tiburo (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrna tiburo (Linnaeus, 1758)
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) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus sinuatus Say, 1818 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrodes gracilis (Heller, 1865) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (48 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (104 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 (57 nucleotides; 47 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 editorDistribution Found on both the East and West coast of North and South America. In the western Atlantic, they are found from southern Brazil to North Carolina, straying to Massachusetts Bay and Nantucket Sound. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158517
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). Sphyrna tiburo (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=158517 on 2014-04-20
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