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Bay Shark
Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Carcharhiniformes »  family Carcharhinidae - requiem sharks

Scientific synonyms

Carcharhinus iranzae Fourmanoir, 1961
Carcharhinus lamiella (non Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
Carcharhinus obscurella Deng, Xiong & Zhan, 1981
Carcharias macrurus Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887
Carcharinus iranzae Fourmanoir, 1961
Carcharinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)
Eulamia obscura (Lesueur, 1818)
Galeolamna eblis Whitley, 1944
Galeolamna greyi Owen, 1853
Galeolamna macrurus (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887)

Other names

= Bay-shark
= Black Whaler
= Bronze Whaler
= Brown Common Gray Shark
= Brown Dusky Shark
= Brown Shark
= Common Whaler
= Dusky Ground Shark
= Dusky Shark
= Dusky Whaler
= Requin Obscur

IUCN category:Vulnerable
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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/5109]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN ABRS (2009): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)]
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [878]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [3852]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Carcharhinus obscurus (Le Sueur, 1818)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013

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