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Great White Shark
Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Lamniformes »  family Lamnidae - mackerel sharks

Scientific synonyms

Carcharias atwoodi Storer, 1848
Carcharias lamia Rafinesque, 1810
Carcharias maso Morris, 1898
Carcharias rondeletti Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1829
Carcharias verus Cloquet, 1817
Carcharias vorax Owen, 1853
Carcharias vulgaris (Richardson, 1836)
Carcharodon albimors Whitley, 1939
Carcharodon capensis Smith, 1839
Carcharodon rondeletii Müller & Henle, 1839

Other names

= Man Eater
= Man-eater
= Man-eater Shark
= Maneater
= Mango-taniwha
= Mango-ururoa
= White Death
= White Pointer
= White Shark

IUCN category:Vulnerable

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Intertaxon relationships

prey: Mirounga angustirostris Gill, 1866 - Northern Elephant Seal, Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758 - Harbor Seal, Arctocephalus pusillus Schreber, 1775 - South African Fur Seal, Zalophus californianus (Lesson, 1828) - California Sea Lion, Lagenorhynchus obscurus (Gray, 1828) - Dusky Dolphin, ...

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/5117]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN ABRS (2009): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [751]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [3855]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2002): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 3. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – máloústí (Gonorynchiformes), máloostní (Cypriniformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 120 pp. [as Carcharodon carcharias]
Data retrieved on: 6 June 2013

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