WoRMS name details

Ginglymostoma brevicaudatum Günther, 1867

220028  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220028)

 unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Holotype  BMNH 1867.3.9.423, locality Zanzibar  
Holotype BMNH 1867.3.9.423, locality Zanzibar [details]
Description A little-known inshore bottom shark of the continental and insular shelves. Well adapted to lie amongst coral reefs due to...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Ginglymostoma brevicaudatum Günther, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220028 on 2018-02-23
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
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 
 

Holotype BMNH 1867.3.9.423, locality Zanzibar [details]
From other sources
Description 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]
 

LanguageName 
English short-tail nurse shark  [details]