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Bull Shark
Carcharhinus leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Carcharhiniformes - ground sharks »  family Carcharhinidae - requiem sharks »  genus Carcharhinus - Whaler Sharks

Scientific synonyms

Carcharhinus azureus (Gilbert & Starks, 1904)
Carcharhinus bogima (Whitley, 1943)
Carcharhinus mckaili (Whitley, 1945)
Carcharhinus nicaraguensis (Gill, 1877)
Carcharhinus spenceri (Ogilby, 1911)
Carcharhinus vanrooyeni Smith, 1958
Carcharhinus zambezensis (Peters, 1852)
Carcharias azureus Gilbert & Starks, 1904
Carcharias leucas Müller & Henle, 1839
Carcharias spenceri Ogilby, 1910

Other names

= Bullshark
= Cub Shark
= Freshwater Whaler
= Ground Shark
= River Whaler

IUCN category:Near Threatened

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/5103]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Carcharhinus leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [33780c17-6ce3-4315-8ccf-850a40ed0be6]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Carcharhinus leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839)]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [873]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [39372]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Carcharhinus leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839)]
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 leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013

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