Bull shark - Carcharhinus leucas

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Carcharhinus leucas
Author (Müller and Henle, 1839)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 160275
Common Names Spanish: tiburón toro
English: bull shark
Spanish: cabeza de batea
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 TSN160275
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
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Status - Red List, IUCN
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#records (spatial)68,035
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets28
Year1964 - 2017
Latitude-36.26 - 39.52
Longitude-109.41 - 178.16
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