Blue shark - Prionace glauca

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Prionace glauca
Author (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 160424
Common Names English: blue shark
Spanish: tiburón azul
French: requin bleu
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Chondrichthyes
        Subclass: Elasmobranchii
          Superorder: Euselachii
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
              Family: Carcharhinidae
                Genus: Prionace
Taxonomic Children
Synonyms (since 1950)

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Physical Description / Field Identification

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Distribution

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ITIS TSN160424
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
    -
Status - Red List, IUCN
    CR (Global or one of the sub regions)
    NT (Global or one of the sub regions)
    NT (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)38,251
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets63
Year1918 - 2019
Latitude-46.43 - 59.56
Longitude-173.16 - 179.48
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