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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1831) 
AphiaID: 220030

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 editorNebrius (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNebrius Rüppell, 1837
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGinglymostoma concolor (Rüppell, 1837)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGinglymostoma ferruginaea (Lesson, 1830) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGinglymostoma ferruginea (Lesson, 1831)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGinglymostoma ferrugineum (Lesson, 1831)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGinglymostoma muelleri Günther, 1870
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGinglymostoma rueppellii Bleeker, 1852
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNebrius concolor Rüppell, 1837
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNebrius doldi Smith, 1953
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNebrius macrurus (Garman, 1913)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNebrodes concolor ogilbyi Whitley, 1934
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNebrodes macrurus Garman, 1913
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyllium ferrugineum Lesson, 1831 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScymnus porosus Ehrenberg, 1871
Sources  basis of record Smith, J.L.B. & M.M. Smith (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortawny sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortawny nurse sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspitting sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsleepy sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrusty sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrusty catsharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadame XUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgiant sleepy shark  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorroussette ferrugineuseUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrequin nourrice fauve  [details]
Gebe Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkalouyon  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorô-tenjikuzame  [details]
Malagasy Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoryahiya  [details]
Seselwa Creole French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorendormi  [details]
Sinhala Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbe kal mora  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgata nodriza atezada  [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 editorAldabra [details]
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 [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]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 51 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 57 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 61 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 71 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 77 [details]
Specimens  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLectotype [from synonym] SMF 2538, locality Massawa [view taxon]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (34 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 GenBank (6 nucleotides; 6 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 Found on the continental and insular shelves from the intertidal down to at least 70 m. Occurs more commonly in lagoons, along coral and rocky reefs, sandy areas near reefs and beaches. Feeds on corals, crabs, lobsters, octopi, squids, sea urchins, and reef fishes (surgeonfishes and siganids). Nocturnal. Forms schools. Ovoviviparous with 4 young/uterus. Tough and hardy, and survives in captivity. Caught by anglers (Ref. 391). Marketed fresh and dried-salted; used in the sharkfin trade; liver processed for vitamins and oil; offal processed for fishmeal. Few provoked attacks. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220030
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). Nebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1831). 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=220030 on 2014-08-01
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