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 longimanus (Poey, 1861)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Carcharhinusde Blainville, 1816accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: oceanic whitetip shark sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: oceanic whitetip shark sources: english PESI focal point
 German: Hochsee-Weißflossenhai; Weißspitzen-Hochseehai sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Καρχαρίνος των ωκεανών sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: ilgapelekis pilkasis ryklys sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: żarłacz białopłetwy sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: tiburón oceánico sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: årfenhaj sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: akyuzgecli kopekbaligi; akyüzgeçli köpekbalığı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Акула сіра довгокрила; Довгокрила акула

Literature

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 - Chondrichthyes, 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. 358-360

additional source

Garrick, J.A.F. 1982. Sharks of the genus Carcharhinus. NOAA Technical Report NMFS Circular 445:150-159.

additional source

Smith, J.L.B. & M.M. Smith (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown.

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

additional source

Roberts, C.; Stewart, A.; Francis, M. (2009). Marine fishes (Chordata). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

Genbank

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Taxonomy

Link To FishBase

External Links

Link To FishBase
Link To GBIF

Citation

Bailly, N. (2012). Carcharhinus longimanus (Poey, 1861). In: Nicolas Bailly (2012). FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105794

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status VU 2006This species is vulnerable and is considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

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Last modified

2008-01-15 by Nicolas Bailly

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