WoRMS taxon details

Carcharhinus brachyurus (Günther, 1870)

217341  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217341)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found along continental margins in most tropical and temperate seas. Feeds on other sharks, rays, bony fishes, and...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Carcharhinus brachyurus (Günther, 1870). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217341 on 2018-11-20
Date
action
by
1997-07-08 08:51:41Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (ofCarcharhinus acarenatus Moreno & Hoyos, 1983) Moreno, J.A.; Hoyos, A. (1983). <i>Carcharhinus acarenatus</i> nov. sp., nouveau requin Carcharhinidae de l’Atlantique Nord-Oriental et de la Méditerranée Occidentale. <em>Cybium.</em> 7(1): 57-64. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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]
 

LanguageName 
English narrowtooth sharkcopper sharkbronze whaler  [details]
Japanese クロヘリメジロザメ  [details]
Spanish tiburón cobrizo  [details]