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Lamniformes 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 159851

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Lamnoidei
 
    Isurida
 
  Common Name(s): mackerel sharks [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   
       

 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, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                            SuperorderEuselachii   
                               OrderLamniformes  – mackerel sharks  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Family Alopiidae Bonaparte, 1838 – thresher sharks, requins-renards, tiburones zorro 
                                  Family Cetorhinidae Gill, 1862 – basking sharks, pèlerins, tiburones peregrino, basking shark 
                                  Family Lamnidae Müller and Henle, 1838 – mackerel sharks, porbeagles, white sharks, requins-taupes, jaquetones 
                                  Family Megachasmidae Taylor, Compagno and Struhsaker, 1983 – requins à grande gueule, tiburones bocones, megamouth sharks 
                                  Family Mitsukurinidae Jordan, 1898 – requins-lutins, tiburones duende, goblin sharks 
                                  Family Odontaspididae Müller and Henle, 1839 – requins-taureaux, sand tigers, tiburones toro, goblin sharks, sand sharks, sand tiger sharks 
                                  Family Pseudocarchariidae Compagno, 1973 – requins-crocodiles, tiburones cocodrilo, crocodile sharks 
       

 References
       
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  Source: F. A. O., database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Lamniformes   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Lamniformes   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sharks of the World: An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date, vol. 2: Bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes, no. 1, vol. 2   
  Page(s): viii + 269   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-104543-7   
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  Reference for: Lamniformes   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lamniformes   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
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  Reference for: Lamniformes   
       

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