Tope - Galeorhinus galeus

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Galeorhinus galeus
Author (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 160181
Common Names Spanish: tiburón aceitoso
English: tope
English: tope shark
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Chondrichthyes
        Subclass: Elasmobranchii
          Superorder: Euselachii
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
              Family: Triakidae
                Genus: Galeorhinus
Taxonomic Children
Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN160181
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
    -
Status - Red List, IUCN
    VU (Global or one of the sub regions)
    VU (Global or one of the sub regions)
    VU (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)37,259
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets40
Year1907 - 2018
Latitude-50.43 - 60.75
Longitude-179.66 - 179.43
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