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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus porosus (Ranzani, 1839) 
AphiaID: 217342

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus porosus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus Blainville, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus cerdale Gilbert, 1898
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias henlei Müller & Henle, 1839
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias porosus Ranzani, 1839
Sources  basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2014). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsmalltail shark  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón poroso  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar (inaccurate[details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (8 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 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 (14 nucleotides; 5 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 in the continental shelves, preferably over muddy bottoms, and especially in estuaries. Feeds mainly on small fish including young hammerhead and sharpnose sharks, and shrimps. Viviparous, with 2 to 7 young in a litter. Size at borth between 31 and 40 cm. Utilized fresh for human consumption and processed for fishmeal, and liver extracted for oil. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublication date Date from Erschmeyer [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217342
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-06-25 13:20:55Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Carcharhinus porosus (Ranzani, 1839). 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=217342 on 2014-12-26
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