Carcharhinus isodon

(MÜLLER & HENLE, 1839)


Finetooth shark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae

Reference of the original description
MÜLLER, J. & HENLE, F.G.J. (1841)
Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen. Berlin, Veit, pp. 1-200

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Aprionodon isodon, Aprionodon punctatus, Carcharias isodon, Carcharias (Aprion) isodon, Carcharias (Aprionodon) isodon, Squalus punctatus MITCHILL 1815, Squalus (Aprion) isodon

Types
Carcharhinus isodon
Holotype: MNHN: 0000-1037;


Description:


Citation: Carcharhinus isodon (MÜLLER & HENLE, 1839): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 04/2014

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Common names
spa Galano dientefino, spa Tiburón de noche, spa Tiburón dentiliso, fra \(T\) Requin à petites dents, fra \(T\) Requin à petits dents, eng Eventooth shark, eng Finetooth Shark, eng Night shark, eng Shark, eng Smoothtooth shark, por Cação-dente-liso

Distribution
Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA to Cuba, the Gulf of Mexico, and southern Brazil to Uruguay [5839]. Occurrence in the eastern Atlantic, specifically in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau have not been confirmed, and may be based on Carcharhinus brevipinna.

Human uses
fisheries: minor commercial; price category: medium; price reliability: very questionable: based on ex-vessel price for species in this family

Biology
Distinct pairing with embrace [17086]. Viviparous, placental [733].

Size / Weight / Age
190 cm TL (male/unsexed; [20048])

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range ? - 10 m (Ref. 55182)

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Cestoda