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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

Carcharias leucas Müller & Henle, 1839
Carcharias azureus Gilbert & Starks, 1904
Carcharhinus azureus (Gilbert & Starks, 1904)
Carcharhinus bogima (Whitley, 1943)
Galeolamna bogimba Whitley, 1943
Eulamia bogimba (Whitley, 1943)
Galeolamna greyi mckaili Whitley, 1945
Galeolamna mckaili Whitley, 1945
Carcharhinus mckaili (Whitley, 1945)
Eulamia nicaraguensis Gill, 1877

Other names

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

Near Threatened

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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [873]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
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 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [39372]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Carcharhinus leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [33780c17-6ce3-4315-8ccf-850a40ed0be6]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Carcharhinus leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839)]
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 Carcharhinus leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013

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