WoRMS taxon details

Carcharhinus amboinensis (Müller & Henle, 1839)

217340  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217340)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description An inshore species of the continental and insular shelves, commonly found in shallow waters close inshore, near the surf...  
Description An inshore species of the continental and insular shelves, commonly found in shallow waters close inshore, near the surf line and along beaches. Sometimes ascends rivers. Feeds on bottom fishes (croakers, soles, hairtails, sharp-nosed sharks and other species, skates, shrimps, cuttlefish, sea snails), crustaceans and molluscs. Apparently viviparous. Size at birth about 71 to 72 cm. Potentially dangerous. Utilized fresh for human consumption. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Carcharhinus amboinensis (Müller & Henle, 1839). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217340 on 2018-11-20
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record 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 An inshore species of the continental and insular shelves, commonly found in shallow waters close inshore, near the surf line and along beaches. Sometimes ascends rivers. Feeds on bottom fishes (croakers, soles, hairtails, sharp-nosed sharks and other species, skates, shrimps, cuttlefish, sea snails), crustaceans and molluscs. Apparently viviparous. Size at birth about 71 to 72 cm. Potentially dangerous. Utilized fresh for human consumption. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English pigeye shark  [details]