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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNegaprion acutidens (Rüppell, 1837) 
AphiaID: 217356

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 editorNegaprion (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNegaprion Whitley, 1940
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApeionodon acutidens (Rüppell, 1837) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAprionodon acutidens (Rüppell, 1837)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAprionodon acutidens queenslandicus Whitley, 1939
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias acutidens Rüppell, 1837
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias forskalii Klunzinger, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharias munzingeri Kossmann & Räuber, 1877
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEulamia odontaspis Fowler, 1908
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigaleops fosteri Schultz & Welander, 1953
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMystidens innominatus Whitley, 1944
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNegaprion odontaspis (Fowler, 1908)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNegaprion queenslandicus Whitley, 1939
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaspis madagascariensis Fourmanoir, 1961
Sources  basis of record Fourmanoir, P. (1961). Requins de la Cote Ouest de Madagascar. Memoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar Serie F (Oceanographie) 4: 1-82 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsicklefin lemon shark  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles (doubtful[details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (29 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 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 (15 nucleotides; 10 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
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Slow swimming shark that inhabits lagoons and seaward reefs but prefers turbid waters of inshore lagoons, often over sandy substrate at depths under 30 m (Ref. 1602). Feeds on bottom-dwelling fishes and rays. Preys on smaller sharks, including porcupine fishes, and stingrays. Viviparous; 1-13 per litter; 45-80 cm at birth. Dangerous if provoked. Meat is utilized fresh and dried salted for human consumption, fins for shrk-fin soup base, and liver oil for vitamins. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217356
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Negaprion acutidens (Rüppell, 1837). 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=217356 on 2014-07-28
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