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Bay Shark
Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)

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

Scientific synonyms

Squalus obscurus Lesueur, 1818
Carcharias obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)
Eulamia obscura (Lesueur, 1818)
Eulamia obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)
Carcharinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)
Eulamia ebilis (Whitley, 1944)
Galeolamna eblis Whitley, 1944
Galeolamna greyi Owen, 1853
Carcharhinus iranzae Fourmanoir, 1961
Carcharinus iranzae Fourmanoir, 1961

Other names

= Bay-shark
= Black Whaler
= Bronze Whaler
= Brown Common Gray Shark
= Brown Dusky Shark
= Brown Shark
= Common Whaler
= Dusky Ground Shark
= Dusky Shark
= Dusky Whaler
= Requin Obscur

Vulnerable

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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [878]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/5109]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [3852]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [98c33d5e-a888-4e3d-99fe-31e0d8d9bae5]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818)]
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 obscurus (Le Sueur, 1818)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013

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