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Gray Shark
Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Squaliformes »  family Dalatiidae

Scientific synonyms

Leiodon echinatum Wood, 1846
Scymnus glacialis Faber, 1829
Scymnus gunneri Thienemann, 1828
Scymnus micropterus Valenciennes, 1832
Somniosus brevipinna Lesueur, 1818
Squalus borealis Scoresby, 1820
Squalus carcharis Gunnerus, 1766
Squalus microcephalus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Squalus norvegianus Blainville, 1825

Other names

= Greenland Shark
= Ground Shark
= Gurry Shark
= Oakettle

IUCN category:Near Threatened
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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/25426]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [138]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [60213]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)]
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 Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013

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