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 Galeocerdo

Galeocerdo cuvier (Péron & Lesueur, 1822)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GaleocerdoMueller & Henle, 1837accepted genus name

Species group names

Galeocerdo cuvieri (Péron & Lesueur, 1822) orthographic variant
Galeocerdo cuvieri (Péron & Lesueur, 1822) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: tiger shark sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 Israel (Hebrew): כריש טיגרי sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: tigrinis ryklys sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: rekin tygrysi; żarłacz tygrysi sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: акула тигровая sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: morski tiger sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: tiburón tigre sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: kaplan kopekbaligi; kaplan köpekbalığı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Акула тигрова; Тигрова 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

Collette, B.B., and G. Klein-MacPhee (eds.). 2002. Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, 3rd edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London. 748 p.

additional source

Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

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). Galeocerdo cuvier (Péron & Lesueur, 1822). 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:105799

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status NT 2005This species is near threatened and is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future 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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