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Carcharhinus leucas  (Müller and Henle, 1839)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160275

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Carcharhinus azureus (Gilbert and Starks, 1904)
 
    Carcharhinus nicaraguensis (Gill in Gill and Bransford, 1877)
 
    Carcharhinus vanrooyeni Smith, 1958
 
    Carcharhinus zambezensis (Peters, 1852)
 
    Carcharias azureus Gilbert and Starks, 1904
 
    Carcharias leucas Müller and Henle, 1839
 
    Carcharias spenceri Ogilby, 1910
 
    Carcharias zambezensis Peters, 1852
 
    Eulamia nicaraguensis Gill in Gill and Bransford, 1877
 
    Galeolamna bogimba Whitley, 1943
 
    Galeolamna greyi mckaili Whitley, 1945
 
    Squalus obtusus Poey, 1861
 
    Squalus platyodon Poey, 1861
 
  Common Name(s): tiburón toro [Spanish]
 
    bull shark [English]
 
    cabeza de batea [Spanish]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassChondrichthyes   
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarăo, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                            SuperorderEuselachii   
                               OrderCarcharhiniformes  – ground sharks  
                                  FamilyCarcharhinidae Jordan and Evermann, 1896 – mangeurs d'hommes, tiburones gambuso, requiem sharks  
                                     GenusCarcharhinus Blainville, 1816 – gray sharks  
                                        SpeciesCarcharhinus leucas (Müller and Henle, 1839) – tiburón toro, bull shark, cabeza de batea  
       

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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Carcharhinus leucas   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Carcharhinus leucas   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Claro, Rodolfo, Kenyon C. Lindeman, and Lynne R. Parenti  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba   
  Page(s): 253   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-985-8   
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  Reference for: Carcharhinus leucas   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V.  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sharks of the World: An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 4, pt. 2   
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  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
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  Reference for: Carcharhinus leucas   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V.  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks of the Order Carcharhiniformes   
  Page(s): xxii + 486   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-08453-X   
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  Reference for: Carcharhinus leucas   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Carcharhinus leucas   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Murdy, Edward O., Ray S. Birdsong, and John A. Musick  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of Chesapeake Bay   
  Page(s): xi + 324   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-638-7   
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  Reference for: Carcharhinus leucas   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Carcharhinus leucas, bull shark [English], tiburón toro [Spanish]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: A List of Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fourth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 12   
  Page(s): 174   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
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  Reference for: Carcharhinus leucas   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fifth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 20   
  Page(s): 183   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-70-9, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Carcharhinus leucas   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

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