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Big-eye Thresher
Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Lamniformes - mackerel sharks »  family Alopiidae - thresher sharks »  genus Alopias

Scientific synonyms

Alopecias barrae Perez Canto, 1886
Alopecias chilensis Philippi, 1902
Alopecias longimana Philippi, 1902
Alopecias vulpes (Gmelin, 1789)
Alopias caudatus Phillipps, 1932
Alopias greyi Whitley, 1937
Alopias macrourus Rafinesque, 1810
Alopias vulpes (Gmelin, 1789)
Carcharias vulpes (Gmelin, 1789)
Galeus vulpecula Rafinesque, 1810

Other names

= Common Thresher
= Fox Shark
= Grayfish
= Thintail Thresher
= Thrasher
= Thresher Shark
= Whip-tailed Shark

IUCN category:Vulnerable
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/690]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [e753f025-b2d6-4372-8c6e-390afc730821]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2535]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [39339]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788)]
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 Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788)]
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 Alopias vulpinus]
Data retrieved on: 6 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 Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2015

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