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Blue-nurse Sand Tiger
Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Lamniformes - mackerel sharks »  family Odontaspididae - sand tiger sharks »  genus Carcharias

Scientific synonyms

Carcharhinus taurus (Rafinesque, 1810)
Carcharias arenarius Ogilby, 1911
Carcharias cuspidatus Ogilby, 1888
Carcharias griseus Ayres, 1843
Carcharias owstoni Garman, 1913
Carcharias platensis (Lahille, 1928)
Carcharias tricuspidatus Day, 1878
Charcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810
Eugomphodus taurus (Rafinesque, 1810)
Eugomphodus tricuspidatus (Day, 1878)

Other names

= Dogfish Shark
= Gray Nurse Shark
= Grey Nurse
= Grey Nurse Shark
= Greynurse Shark
= Ground Shark

IUCN category:Vulnerable

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/28536]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [0c3e2403-05c4-4a43-8019-30e6d657a283]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [747]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [748]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [3854]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810]
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 Carcharias taurus (Rafinesque, 1810)]
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 Odontaspis tricuspidata (Day, 1878)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Carcharias taurus]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2002): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 3. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – máloústí (Gonorynchiformes), máloostní (Cypriniformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 120 pp. [as Carcharias taurus]
Data retrieved on: 6 June 2013

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