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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus sorrah (Müller & Henle, 1839) 
AphiaID: 217339

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 editorCarcharhinus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus de Blainville, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus bleekeri (Duméril, 1865)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus spallanzani (Péron & Lesueur, 1822)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias bleekeri Duméril, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias sorrah Müller & Henle, 1839
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias spallanzani (Péron & Lesueur, 1822)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias taeniatus Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1899
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharinus sorrah (Müller & Henle, 1839) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharius spallanzani (Péron & Lesueur, 1822) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEulamia spallanzani (Péron & Lesueur, 1822)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaleolamna isobel Whitley, 1947
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus spallanzani Péron & Lesueur, 1822
Sources  basis of record Smith, J.L.B. & M.M. Smith (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspottail shark  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique (doubtful[details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria elongata Pillai, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria spatulata Pearse, 1948 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus carcharhini Ho, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus niger Kirtisinghe, 1950 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (106 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 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 (77 nucleotides; 64 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 editorDescription Found on the continental and insular shelves, near islands and reefs. Feeds on small fishes and octopus (Ref. 5213). Possibly to 230 cm. Viviparous; litter size 2-6; 45-60 cm at birth (Ref. 2334). Utilized for human consumption, and probably for finsoup and liver oil. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Authority Mueller & Henle, 1841 according to <143> [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217339
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Carcharhinus sorrah. 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=217339 on 2014-08-21
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