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

Sphyrna mokarran (Rüppell, 1837)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

SphyrnaRafinesque, 1810accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: great hammerhead; great hammerhead shark sources: Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp.;North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: great hammerhead; great hammerhead shark sources: english PESI focal point
 German: großer Hammerhai sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: didysis kūjaryklis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: głowomłot olbrzymi sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: акула-молот гигантская sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: cornuda gigante; tiburón martillo gigante sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: dev çekiçbaş

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

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

Genbank

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Taxonomy

Link To FishBase

External Links

Link To FishBase
Link To GBIF

Citation

Bailly, N. (2012). Sphyrna mokarran (Rüppell, 1837). 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:105817

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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 EN 2007This species is endangered and is considered to be facing a very 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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