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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus brachyurus (Günther, 1870) 
AphiaID: 217341

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 acarenatus Moreno & Hoyos, 1983
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus ahenea (Stead, 1938)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus improvisus Smith, 1952
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus remotoides Deng, Xiong & Zhan, 1981
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus remotus (Duméril, 1865)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus rochensis Abella, 1972
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias brachyurus Günther, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias lamiella Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias remotus Duméril, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEulamia ahenea Stead, 1938
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaleolamna ahenea (Stead, 1938)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaleolamna greyi Owen, 1853 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornarrowtooth sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcopper shark  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón cobrizo  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [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]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus satyrus Dana, 1849 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStibarobdella macrothela (Schmarda, 1861) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (25 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (16 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 (30 nucleotides; 10 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 PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found along continental margins in most tropical and temperate seas. Feeds on other sharks, rays, bony fishes, and cephalopods. Viviparous, with a yolk-sac placenta, and has litters of 13 to 20 pups, 60 to 70 cm at birth (Ref. 2334). Migratory in the northern part of its range, moving northward in spring and summer and southward in autumn and winter. Utilized for human consumption. Considered a dangerous species. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217341
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-07-08 08:51:41Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Carcharhinus brachyurus (Günther, 1870). 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=217341 on 2014-07-29
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