Negaprion brevirostris

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Negaprion brevirostris

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Carcharhiniformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Superordo: Selachimorpha
Ordo: Carcharhiniformes

Familia: Carcharhinidae
Genus: Negaprion
Species: Negaprion brevirostris

Name[edit]

Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868)

  • No types known.

Type locality: Cuba, western Atlantic.

Etymology: From brevis (= short); rostrum (= snout), referring to short, flat and broadly rounded snout. (From The ETYFish project)

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References[edit]

  • Bullock, R. W., Guttridge, T. L., Cowx, I. G., Elliott, M. & Gruber, S. H., 2015: The behaviour and recovery of juvenile lemon sharks Negaprion brevirostris in response to external accelerometer tag attachment. Journal of Fish Biology, Article first published online: 29 OCT 2015. doi: 10.1111/jfb.12808  reference page 
  • Poey, F., 1868: Synopsis piscium cubensium. Catalogo Razonado de los peces de la isla de Cuba. Repertorio Fisico-Natural de la Isla de Cuba, 2: 279-484. BHL  reference page 

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Vernacular Name[edit]

català: Tauró llimona
čeština: Žralok citrónový
Deutsch: Zitronenhai
English: Lemon shark
français: Requin citron
italiano: Negaprion brevirostris
magyar: Citromcápa
Nederlands: Citroenhaai
norsk bokmål: Sitronhai
português: Tubarão-limão
русский: Лимонная акула
slovenčina: Žralok citrónový
suomi: Sitruunahai
svenska: Citronhaj
Türkçe: Limon köpek balığı
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