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Name - Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Elasmobranchii (Subclass)
Lamniformes (Order)


Recent Publications

  • Carcharias Rafinesque, 1810 (Chondrichthyes, Lamniformes): proposed conservation by the use of the relative precedence procedure. Z.N. (S.) 2414.
  • Opinion 1459. Carcharias Rafinesque, 1810 (Chondrichthyes, Lamniformes): conserved.
  • Taxonomic adjustments of the Oligocene and Miocene Odontaspididae and Carchariidae based on extant specimens.

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