Oceanic whitetip shark - Carcharhinus longimanus

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Carcharhinus longimanus
Author (Poey, 1861)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 160330
Common Names Spanish: tiburón oceánico
English: oceanic whitetip shark
Spanish: galano
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 TSN160330
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
    T ()
Status - Red List, IUCN
    -
#records (spatial)1,673
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets11
Year1951 - 2019
Latitude-38.68 - 50.27
Longitude-177.95 - 179.05
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