CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Elasmobranchii (class)  »  Carcharhiniformes (order)  »  Carcharhinidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 018009 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Carcharhinus coatesi    (Whitley, 1939)
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Distribution map:

Expected distribution shown as red polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions)
Occurrence locations shown as circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Get expert distribution shapefile
Depth range of occurrences from 3 to 170 m.
Family: Carcharhinidae (Whaler Sharks) - show full list
Common Name: Whitecheek Shark
Common Names List: whitecheek shark
blacktip shark
Recent Synonyms: Carcharhinus dussumieri (Müller & Henle, 1839) [in most Australian references up to 2012]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Coastal (0-50m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 018904     Carcharhinus spp.
Organism Type: a whaler shark
Scientific Name Notes:White (2012) resurrected C. coatesi as a valid species that is restricted to northern Australia (and possibly PNG). The true C. dussumieri is currently known from the Western Indian Ocean (Persian Gulf eastwards to at least India).
Common/Standard Name Notes: "blacktip shark" is the marketing name for this species

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:337e2915-0e73-4335-adc5-23a9e7e075ce
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
ITIS (USA) 160375
View at ITIS
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1014961
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-01-18
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Images:

Photographic Index of Australian Fishes


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Photographic Index of Australian Fishes


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Licence: This version of the image is protected under Copyright. ©CSIRO YYYY. This version of the image may be copied and pasted into any other web page only if the following attribution is attached. "CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere".
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