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Blue Dog
Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Squalus glaucus Linnaeus, 1758
Glyphis glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Galeus glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Carcharhinus glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Isurus glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Prionodon glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Carcharinus glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Glyphis glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Carcharias glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Squalus adscensionis Osbeck, 1765

Other names

= Blue Shark
= Blue Whaler
= Great Blue Shark
= Great Blue Whaler

Near Threatened

Images

Prionace glauca - Blue Dog

Author: Shane Anderson

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [898]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/21728]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [39381]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [e1381d2e-f1a1-4cc5-b29e-1a5c8454889f]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
EN Dyldin Y. V. (2015): Annotated checklist of the sharks, batoids and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii, Holocephali) from waters of Russia and adjacent areas, Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 43: 40-91 [as Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2015

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