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Carcharhinus leucas Bull Shark


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lexID:
2823 
AphiaID:
105792 
Scientific:
Carcharhinus leucas 
German:
Bullenhai, Stierhai, Gemeiner Grundhai 
English:
Bull Shark 
Category:
Sharks 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Carcharhiniformes (Order) > Carcharhinidae (Family) > Carcharhinus (Genus) > leucas (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Müller & Henle, ), 1839 
Occurrence:
Gambia, Australia, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Circumtropic, Columbia, Ecuador, Fiji, Florida, Guatemala, Gulf of California, Gulf of Mexico, Guyana, India, Indian Ocean, Irak, Iran, Mozambique, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Peru, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Rangiroa, Senegal, South-Africa, Tansania, Thailand, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, The Gulf of Guinea, Tuamoto Islands, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
1 - 150 Meter 
Size:
88.58" - 157.48" (225cm - 400cm) 
Weight:
317 kg 
Temperature:
- 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Big fish, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Lobster, Predatory, Rock lobster, Sepia, Small Sharks, Snails, Stringrays (small ones) 
Tank:
219978.44 gal (~ 1000000L) 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-07-31 11:21:54 

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(Müller & Henle, 1839)

Synonyms:
Carcharhinus azureus (Gilbert & Starks, 1904)
Carcharhinus nicaraguensis (Gill, 1877)
Carcharhinus vanrooyeni Smith, 1958
Carcharhinus zambezensis (Peters, 1852)
Carcharias azureus Gilbert & Starks, 1904
Carcharias leucas Müller & Henle, 1839
Carcharias spenceri Ogilby, 1910
Carcharias zambesensis Peters, 1852
Carcharias zambezensis Peters, 1852
Carcharinus leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839)
Carcharinus zambesensis (Peters, 1852)
Carcharinus zambezensis (Peters, 1852)
Eulamia nicaraguensis Gill, 1877
Galeolamna bogimba Whitley, 1943
Galeolamna greyi mckaili Whitley, 1945
Galeolamna leucas (Müller & Henle, 1839)
Galeolamna mckaili Whitley, 1945
Prionodon platyodon Poey, 1860
Squalus obtusus Poey, 1861
Squalus platyodon (Poey, 1860)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Neoselachii (Subclass) > Selachii (Infraclass) > Galeomorphi (Superorder) > Carcharhiniformes (Order) > Carcharhinidae (Family) > Carcharhinus (Genus) > Carcharhinus leucas (Species)

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