Carcharhinus falciformis((Muller & Henle, 1839))


Details
Author:
(Muller & Henle, 1839)
Ecofunctional Group:
Demersal Fish
Origin:
Circumtropical
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1987
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Mortensen, 1926: Egypt
Invasive Characteristic:
No
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
via Gibraltar, ,
Establishement/Success:
vagrant
Photo
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Synonyms
Aprionodon sitankaiensis, Carcharhinus atrodorsus, Carcharhinus floridanus, Carcharias falciformis, Eulamia malpeloensis,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Chordata, Class : Elasmobranchii, Order : Carcharhiniformes, Family : Carcharhinidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Algeria Alboran 2001 vagrant West Mediterranean Hemida & Labidi, 2001
Italy Ligurian 2001 vagrant West Mediterranean Vacchi et al., 2007
Morocco Alboran 1987 vagrant West Mediterranean Moreno, 1987
Tunisia unknown 2002 vagrant Central Mediterranean Bradai et al., 2004

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Bradai M.N., Quignard JP, Bouain A, Jarboui O, Ouannes-Ghorbel A, Ben Abdallah L, Zaouali J, Ben Salem S., 2004. Ichtyofaune autochtonre et exotique des cotes Tunisiennes : Recensement et biogeographique. Cybium 28(4): 315-328, ( CMEDTUNUNK-L584 )
  • Hemida, F. & Labidi, N., 2001. Notes on the Carcharinids of the Algerian Basin. Proc. 4th Meeting of European Elasmobranch Association, Livorno (Italy)., ( WMEDDZAALB-L581 )
  • Vacchi M., Bussotti S., Miglietta A.M., Guidetti P. 2007. Presence of the Guinean puffer Sphoeroides marmoratus (Lowe, 1838) in the Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Fish Biology 71 (4): 1215–1219., ( WMEDITALIG-L582 )
  • Moreno J.A., 1987. Jaquetones. Tiburones del genero Carcharhinus del Atlantico Oriental y Mediterraneo Occidental. 205pp. Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentacion, Secretaria General Tecnica, Madrid., ( WMEDMARALB-L583 )