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species

Australian Ghost Shark
Callorhinchus milii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1823

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Chimaeriformes - chimaeras »  family Callorhinchidae - plownose chimaeras »  genus Callorhinchus

Scientific synonyms

Callorhynchus australis Owen, 1854
Callorhynchus dasycaudatus Colenso, 1879
Callorhynchus milii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1823
Callorhynchus milli Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1823
Callorhynchus millii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1823
Callorhynchus tasmanius Richardson, 1840

Other names

= Elephant Fish
= Elephantfish
= Makorepe

IUCN category:Least Concern
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Related glossary terms

living fossil

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/28322]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Callorhinchus milii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1823]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [6f166b6d-02e0-4182-9091-eb216826c3eb]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Callorhinchus milii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1823]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [4722]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [41743]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Callorhinchus milii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1823]
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 Callorhynchus milii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1823]
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 Callorhynchus milii]
Data retrieved on: 6 June 2013

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