WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhinus wheeleri Garrick, 1982

217354  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217354)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found in both coastal and oceanic waters....  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found in both coastal and oceanic waters. Seldom seen on reef flats. Length possibly to 193 cm. Feeds on fishes, squids, and octopus (Ref. 5213). Adults in about 80 m depth (Ref. 5485); juveniles in shallower waters. Viviparous, with 1 to 4 young in a litter. Size at birth about 65 to 75 cm. Aggresive towards skindivers with speared fish (Ref. 5485). Utilized for human consumption, fishmeal, and other shark products. [details]
Bailly, N. (2008). Carcharhinus wheeleri Garrick, 1982. 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=217354 on 2017-12-16

Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
1998-06-10 06:08:33Z
changed
2008-02-28 13:41:07Z
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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found in both coastal and oceanic waters. Seldom seen on reef flats. Length possibly to 193 cm. Feeds on fishes, squids, and octopus (Ref. 5213). Adults in about 80 m depth (Ref. 5485); juveniles in shallower waters. Viviparous, with 1 to 4 young in a litter. Size at birth about 65 to 75 cm. Aggresive towards skindivers with speared fish (Ref. 5485). Utilized for human consumption, fishmeal, and other shark products. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Previously this shark has been misidentified as C. amblyrhynchos, C. menisorrah (Muller& Henle), and C. spallanzani (Leseur). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshortnose blacktailUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblacktail reef shark  [details]