Thresher shark - Alopias vulpinus

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Alopias vulpinus
Author (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 159916
Common Names English: thresher shark
Spanish: tiburón zorro común
Spanish: zorro
French: renard marin
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Chondrichthyes
        Subclass: Elasmobranchii
          Superorder: Euselachii
            Order: Lamniformes
              Family: Alopiidae
                Genus: Alopias
Taxonomic Children
Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN159916
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
    -
Status - Red List, IUCN
    EN (Global or one of the sub regions)
    EN (Global or one of the sub regions)
    VU (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)810
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets29
Year1896 - 2019
Latitude-43.87 - 54.84
Longitude-122.57 - 178.58
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