Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Elasmobranchii > Subclass Neoselachii > Infraclass Selachii > Superorder Galeomorphi > Order Carcharhiniformes > Family Carcharhinidae > Genus Carcharhinus

Carcharhinus brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Carcharhinusde Blainville, 1816accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: spinner shark sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: spinner shark sources: english PESI focal point
 German: großer Schwarzspitzenhai; Langnasenhai; Spinnerhai sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Βραχύπτερος καρχαρίνος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): כריש קצר-גף sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: trumpapelekis pilkasis ryklys sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: jaquetón picudo; tiburón aleta negra; tiburón curro sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Nelson, J.S.; Crossman, E.J.; Espinosa-Pérez, H.; Findley, L.T.; Gilbert, C.R.; Lea, R.N.; Williams, J.D. (2004). Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada and Mexico Special Publication. American Fisheries Society, 29 American Fisheries Society: Bethesda. ISBN 1-888569-61-1. 386 + CD-Rom pp.
 Turkish: sivri camgoz; sivri camgöz


basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374

additional source

Robins, C.R., G.C. Ray, J. Douglass and R. Freund. 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 354 p.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

additional source

McEachran, J. D. 2009. Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

FishBase, version october 2012

additional source






External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications)
Barcode of Life (80 barcodes)
GenBank (70 nucleotides; 65 proteins)


Bailly, N. (2014). Carcharhinus brevipinna. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105788




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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