WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus albimarginatus (Rüppell, 1837)

217352  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217352)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found frequently around reefs, coral atolls,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found frequently around reefs, coral atolls, and along shorelines. Feeds on bottom-oriented and pelagic fishes (soles, lanternfish, flyingfish, gempylids, tuna, bonito, wahoo, wrasses, eagle rays and octopi). Viviparous with usually 5 or 6, up to 11 pups per litter. Gestation period is about one year, young are born in summer. Size at birth 55 to 80 cm (Ref. 2334). Considered to be potentially dangerous. [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Carcharhinus albimarginatus. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217352 on 2017-12-14

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). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus platyrhynchus (Gilbert, 1892)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias albimarginatus Rüppell, 1837) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEulamia albimarginata (Rüppell, 1837)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEulamia platyrhynchus Gilbert, 1892) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharinus albimarginatus (Rüppell, 1837)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found frequently around reefs, coral atolls, and along shorelines. Feeds on bottom-oriented and pelagic fishes (soles, lanternfish, flyingfish, gempylids, tuna, bonito, wahoo, wrasses, eagle rays and octopi). Viviparous with usually 5 or 6, up to 11 pups per litter. Gestation period is about one year, young are born in summer. Size at birth 55 to 80 cm (Ref. 2334). Considered to be potentially dangerous. [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion carchariae Krøyer, 1863 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlebion gracilis Wilson C.B., 1905 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPandarus katoi Cressey, 1967 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsilvertip shark  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorツマジロ  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón puntas blancas  [details]