WoRMS taxon details

Loxodon macrorhinus Müller & Henle, 1839

217355  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217355)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Found in coastal waters. Feeds on small bony fishes, including anchovies and croakers, and shrimp and cuttlefish....  
Description Found in coastal waters. Feeds on small bony fishes, including anchovies and croakers, and shrimp and cuttlefish. Viviparous; 2-4 pups per litter; 40-43 cm at birth. Utilized fresh for human consumption. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Loxodon macrorhinus Müller & Henle, 1839. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217355 on 2018-02-25
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M. (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [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] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofScoliodon dumerili (Bleeker, 1856)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofCarcharias dumerilii Bleeker, 1856) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScoliodon affinis Ogilby, 1912) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScoliodon ceylonensis Setna & Sarangdhar, 1946) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofScoliodon jordani Ogilby, 1908) 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
Description Found in coastal waters. Feeds on small bony fishes, including anchovies and croakers, and shrimp and cuttlefish. Viviparous; 2-4 pups per litter; 40-43 cm at birth. Utilized fresh for human consumption. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English sliteye shark  [details]
Japanese トガリザメ  [details]