Silky shark - Carcharhinus falciformis

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Carcharhinus falciformis
Author (Müller and Henle, 1839)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 160310
Common Names Spanish: tiburón piloto
English: silky shark
Spanish: jaquetón
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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ITIS TSN160310
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
    -
Status - Red List, IUCN
    DD (Global or one of the sub regions)
    NT (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)3,820
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets19
Year1949 - 2018
Latitude-35.75 - 40.36
Longitude-156.50 - 154.75
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