Great white shark - Carcharodon carcharias

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Carcharodon carcharias
Author (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 159903
Common Names English: great white shark
English: white shark
Spanish: tiburón blanco
Spanish: jaquetón de ley
French: requin blanc
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Chondrichthyes
        Subclass: Elasmobranchii
          Superorder: Euselachii
            Order: Lamniformes
              Family: Lamnidae
                Genus: Carcharodon
Taxonomic Children
Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN159903
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
    -
Status - Red List, IUCN
    CR (Global or one of the sub regions)
    CR (Global or one of the sub regions)
    VU (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)567
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets35
Year1904 - 2020
Latitude-50.96 - 50.58
Longitude-175.99 - 176.96
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