Lemon shark - Negaprion brevirostris

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Negaprion brevirostris
Author (Poey, 1868)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 160433
Common Names Spanish: tiburón limón
English: lemon shark
Spanish: galano de ley
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Chondrichthyes
        Subclass: Elasmobranchii
          Superorder: Euselachii
            Order: Carcharhiniformes
              Family: Carcharhinidae
                Genus: Negaprion
Taxonomic Children
Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN160433
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
    -
Status - Red List, IUCN
    NT (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)41
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets9
Year1957 - 2017
Latitude-18.29 - 29.62
Longitude-151.79 - 178.05
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