Taxon profile


ground sharks
Carcharhiniformes Compagno, 1977

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  superorder Galeoidei

Scientific synonyms



Included taxa

Number of records: 9

family Carcharhinidae Jordan & Evermann, 1896 - requiem sharks
family Hemigaleidae Hasse, 1879 - weasel sharks
family Leptochariidae Gray, 1851 - barbeled houndsharks
family Pentanchidae Smith, 1912 - pentanchids
family Proscylliidae Compagno, 1984 - finback catsharks
family Pseudotriakidae Gill, 1893 - false catsharks
family Scyliorhinidae Th.N. Gill, 1862 - cat sharks
family Sphyrnidae Gill, 1872 - hammerhead sharks
family Triakidae Gray, 1851 - houndsharks

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [order/6]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Carcharhiniformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [bd7ddb34-77b1-4e36-96d5-607e2e1f15c4]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Carcharhiniformes]
Data retrieved on: 20 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 Carcharhiniformes]
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 Carcharhiniformes Garman, 1913]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2015

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