Nurse shark - Ginglymostoma cirratum

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Ginglymostoma cirratum
Author (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 159977
Common Names English: nurse shark
Spanish: tiburón gata
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Chondrichthyes
        Subclass: Elasmobranchii
          Superorder: Euselachii
            Order: Orectolobiformes
              Family: Ginglymostomatidae
                Genus: Ginglymostoma
Taxonomic Children
Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN159977
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
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Status - Red List, IUCN
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#records (spatial)855
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets48
Year1951 - 2019
Latitude-33.96 - 53.73
Longitude-156.50 - 178.16
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