Dusky shark - Carcharhinus obscurus

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Carcharhinus obscurus
Author (Lesueur, 1818)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 160268
Common Names Spanish: tiburón gambuso
English: dusky shark
Spanish: tiburón amarillo
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Chondrichthyes
        Subclass: Elasmobranchii
          Superorder: Euselachii
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
              Family: Carcharhinidae
                Genus: Carcharhinus
Taxonomic Children
Synonyms (since 1950)

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Physical Description / Field Identification

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ITIS TSN160268
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
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Status - Red List, IUCN
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#records (spatial)3,981
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets20
Year1954 - 2017
Latitude-42.71 - 42.49
Longitude-95.67 - 162.75
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