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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis elongatus (Klunzinger, 1871) 
AphiaID: 220024

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 editorHemigaleidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis elongata (Klunzinger, 1871)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipristis Agassiz, 1843
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los BaƱos, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsnaggletooth shark  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
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]
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]
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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaeon lobatus Kirtisinghe, 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
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 A coastal species, found inshore and offshore on the continental and insular shelves. Feeds on anchovies, sea catfish, mackerel, croakers, sharks (@Carcharhinus@), and rays (@Gymnura@). Viviparous (with a yolk-sac placenta), with 6 to 8 young in a litter. Potentially dangerous (Ref. 5213). Utilized fresh for human consumption, liver processed for vitamins, fins used in the oriental sharkfin trade, and by-products processed into fishmeal. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220024
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-02-28 13:41:07Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Hemipristis elongatus. 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=220024 on 2014-08-29
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