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Giant Sleepy -shark
Nebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1831)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Orectolobiformes - carpet sharks »  family Ginglymostomatidae - nurse sharks »  genus Nebrius

Scientific synonyms

Scyllium ferrugineum Lesson, 1831
Ginglymostoma ferrugineum (Lesson, 1831)
Ginglymostoma ferruginea (Lesson, 1831)
Nebrius concolor Rüppell, 1837
Nebrodes concolor (Rüppell, 1837)
Ginglymostoma concolor (Rüppell, 1837)
Nebrius doldi Smith, 1953
Nebrodes macrurus Garman, 1913
Nebrius macrurus (Garman, 1913)
Ginglymostoma muelleri Günther, 1870

Other names

= Giant Sleepy Shark
= Madame X
= Nurse Shark
= Rusty Shark
= Tawny Nurse Shark
= Tawny Shark

Vulnerable

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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5895]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/17336]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Nebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1831)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [41835]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Nebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1831)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [cd94a0b1-530b-4b1e-8693-18f0b5de15ae]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Nebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1830)]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015
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 Nebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1831)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
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 Nebrius concolor Rüppell, 1837]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013

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