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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGinglymostoma brevicaudatum Günther, 1867 
AphiaID: 220028

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 editorOrectolobiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGinglymostomatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGinglymostoma (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoginglymostoma brevicaudatum (Günther, 1867)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoginglymostoma Dingerkus, 1986
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGinglymostoma Müller & Henle, 1837
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, 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 editorshort-tail nurse shark  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Zanzibar [details]
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius (doubtful[details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles (doubtful[details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Specimen  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1867.3.9.423, locality Zanzibar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
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 little-known inshore bottom shark of the continental and insular shelves. Well adapted to lie amongst coral reefs due to its tough skin (Ref. 391). Breeding and feeding habits are unknown. Survives for many hours out of water (Ref. 391). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220028
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). Ginglymostoma brevicaudatum Günther, 1867. 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=220028 on 2014-09-18
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