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Blue Nurse Shark
Odontaspis ferox (Risso, 1810)

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

Scientific synonyms

Carcharias ferox (Risso, 1810)
Carcharias herbsti (Whitley, 1950)
Odontaspis herbsti Whitley, 1950
Squalus ferox Risso, 1810

Other names

= Bumpytail Ragged-tooth
= Bumpytail Raggedtooth
= Fierce Odontaspis
= Fierce Shark
= Herbsts Nurse Shark
= Ragged-tooth Shark
= Sand Tiger Shark
= Sandtiger Shark

IUCN category:Vulnerable

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/28537]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Odontaspis ferox (Risso, 1810)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [05caf060-30d9-4cdd-a4d5-0576f46d5696]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Odontaspis ferox (Risso, 1810)]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [749]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [41876]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Odontaspis ferox (Risso, 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 Odontaspis ferox (Risso, 1810)]
Data retrieved on: 2 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 Odontaspis ferox]
Data retrieved on: 6 June 2013

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