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Carcharhinus limbatus (Müller & Henle, 1839)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found on the continental and insular shelves, commonly on turbid lagoons, inshore waters, estuaries, shallow muddy bays,...  
Description Found on the continental and insular shelves, commonly on turbid lagoons, inshore waters, estuaries, shallow muddy bays, and mangrove swamps at depths less than 30 m, occasionally found in passes or outer reef slopes. Young are common along beaches (Ref. 9710). Active hunter in midwater (Ref. 5485). Feeds mainly on fishes, less on cephalopods and crustaceans. Viviparous; litter size 1-10 pups; 38-72 cm at birth. Incriminated in very few attacks but dangerous when provoked. Pregnant females migrate to nursery areas (Ref. 9710). Often taken by shore anglers (Ref. 5485). Used fresh for human consumption, hides for leather, liver for oil. [details]

Distribution Nova Scotia to Brazil  
Distribution Nova Scotia to Brazil [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Carcharhinus limbatus (Müller & Henle, 1839). Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2021) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105793 on 2022-01-20
Nozères, C., Kennedy, M.K. (Eds.) (2022). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Carcharhinus limbatus (Müller & Henle, 1839). Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105793 on 2022-01-20
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at https://www.hk-fish.net/english/marine_fauna_database/database_intro.html [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Florida Museum of Natural History. 2003. Ichthyology Collection Database., available online at http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/Collection/collectdata.htm [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Found on the continental and insular shelves, commonly on turbid lagoons, inshore waters, estuaries, shallow muddy bays, and mangrove swamps at depths less than 30 m, occasionally found in passes or outer reef slopes. Young are common along beaches (Ref. 9710). Active hunter in midwater (Ref. 5485). Feeds mainly on fishes, less on cephalopods and crustaceans. Viviparous; litter size 1-10 pups; 38-72 cm at birth. Incriminated in very few attacks but dangerous when provoked. Pregnant females migrate to nursery areas (Ref. 9710). Often taken by shore anglers (Ref. 5485). Used fresh for human consumption, hides for leather, liver for oil. [details]

Diet Feeds mainly on pelagic and benthic fishes, also small sharks and rays, cephalopods and crustaceans  [details]

Distribution Nova Scotia to Brazil [details]

Habitat Found at depths of 0 - 30m. [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Importance Social- Commercial, fishery, l, liver oil, and hide used for leather  [details]

Remark In Müller & Henle. [details]
LanguageName 
English blacktip shark  [details]
German kleiner Schwarzspitzenhai  [details]
Hebrew כריש שחור-שוליים  [details]
Japanese カマストガリザメ  [details]
Lithuanian mažasis juodapelekis ryklys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Μελανόακρος καρχαρίνος  [details]
Polish żarłacz czarnopłetwy  [details]
Portuguese tubarão-de-pontas-negras  [details]
Spanish tiburón voladortiburón macuirajaquetón manchado  [details]
Turkish köpek balığıkopek baligicamgözcamgoz  [details]
Ukrainian Акула сіра чорнопера  [details]
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