WoRMS taxon details

Carcharhinus porosus (Ranzani, 1839)

217342  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217342)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found in the continental shelves, preferably over muddy bottoms, and especially in estuaries. Feeds mainly on small fish...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Carcharhinus porosus (Ranzani, 1839). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217342 on 2018-12-09
Date
action
by
1997-06-25 13:20:55Z
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]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Publication date Date from Erschmeyer [details]
 

LanguageName 
English smalltail shark  [details]
Spanish tiburón poroso  [details]