Data about <i>Squalus acanthias</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Squalus acanthias</i>
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Baltic sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Black Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail British Columbia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail British Isles World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Canadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Pacific part] World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail European waters (ERMS scope) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail FAO fishing area 67 World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail FAO fishing area 67 World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Greek Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Maine World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Mexico World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of St. Lawrence World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of St. Lawrence World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail IJsselmeer World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Irish Exclusive economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Israeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mauritius World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North East Pacific World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North East Pacific World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North Pacific World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North Pacific World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North West Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Oosterschelde World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Reunion World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail South Africa (country) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Westerschelde World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Wimereux World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Zeeschelde World Register of Marine Species  
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail -43.2 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail -53.6 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 47.9 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 63.68 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude min
Additional detail -125 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail -180 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 179.2 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 179.98 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Squalus acanthias</i>
weight
Additional detail 5.01 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Squalus acanthias</i>
Habitat
Additional detail aquatic habitat Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail beach
  • beach
    A landform consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, cobble, or even shell fragments along the shoreline of a body of water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000091
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail continental shelf
  • continental shelf
    The extended perimeter of each continent, which is covered during interglacial periods such as the current epoch by relatively shallow sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000223
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuary
  • estuary
    A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000045
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuary
  • estuary
    A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000045
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail fresh water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail gravel
  • gravel
    Gravel is an environmental material which is composed of pieces of rock that are at least two millimeters (2mm) in its largest dimension and no more than 75 millimeters.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000018
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail intertidal zone
  • intertidal zone
    The area of the foreshore and seabed that is exposed to the air at low tide and submerged at high tide, i.e., the area between tide marks.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000316
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail island
  • island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mangrove biome
  • mangrove biome
    A mangrove biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its spatial extent, mangrove plants (Rhizophoraceae). Mangrove plants are able to withstand high levels of salinity as well as regions of anoxia and frequent tidal inundation. Mangrove biomes often occur near tropical and sub-tropical estuaries and depositional marine coastal environments where fine sediments (often with high organic content) collect in areas protected from high energy wave action.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000181
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Additional detail mediterranean sea biome
  • mediterranean sea biome
    The mediterranean sea biome comprises mostly enclosed seas that have limited exchange of deep water with outer oceans and where the water circulation is dominated by salinity and temperature differences rather than winds.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000047
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mediterranean sea biome
  • mediterranean sea biome
    The mediterranean sea biome comprises mostly enclosed seas that have limited exchange of deep water with outer oceans and where the water circulation is dominated by salinity and temperature differences rather than winds.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000047
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mountain
  • mountain
    A landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. A mountain is generally steeper than a hill, but there is no universally accepted standard definition for the height of a mountain or a hill although a mountain usually has an identifiable summit and a local relief of more than 300m.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000081
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mud
  • mud
    A liquid or semi-liquid mixture of water and some combination of soil, silt, and clay.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000001
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail national geopolitical entity
  • national geopolitical entity
    A political association with effective dominion over a geographic area.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000009
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail oceanic zone
  • oceanic zone
    The water mass of an ocean that is not above a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000207
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pelagic zone Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail rock
  • rock
    A mass of the mineral material of the crust of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00001995
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sand
  • sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shore
  • shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail slope
  • slope
    The part of an elevation or depression between the relatively flat surrounding area and the peak of a mount or the bottom of a depression.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002000
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail subtropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail watercourse Environments - EOL project  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
interacts with
Additional detail Alewife GloBI  
Additional detail American Plaice GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Astarte GloBI  
Additional detail Armored Searobins Or Armored Gurnards GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Halibut GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Wolffishes GloBI  
Additional detail Bluefish GloBI  
Additional detail Boston Ling GloBI  
Additional detail Bristle Worms GloBI  
Additional detail Butterfish GloBI  
Additional detail Cartilaginous Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Cnidarians GloBI  
Additional detail Cods and Haddocks GloBI  
Additional detail Comb Jellies GloBI  
Additional detail Common Skate GloBI  
Additional detail Crabs GloBI  
Additional detail Crangon GloBI  
Additional detail Cumaceans GloBI  
Additional detail Decapod Crustaceans GloBI  
Additional detail Ellipse GloBI  
Additional detail Four-spotted Flounder GloBI  
Additional detail Gammaridae GloBI  
Additional detail Haddock GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Hydrozoans GloBI  
Additional detail Hyperiids GloBI  
Additional detail Isopods GloBI  
Additional detail Lesser Sandeel GloBI  
Additional detail Longhorn Sculpin GloBI  
Additional detail Mackerels GloBI  
Additional detail Mantis Shrimp GloBI  
Additional detail Monkfish GloBI  
Additional detail Mussels and Clams GloBI  
Additional detail Mysidae GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Fluke GloBI  
Additional detail Ocean Pout GloBI  
Additional detail Ostreoida GloBI  
Additional detail Pandalid Shrimps GloBI  
Additional detail Pollack GloBI  
Additional detail Sea Cucumbers GloBI  
Additional detail Silver Hake GloBI  
Additional detail Skeleton Or Ghost Shrimps GloBI  
Additional detail Smooth Dogfish GloBI  
Additional detail Sponges GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Hake GloBI  
Additional detail Squirrel Hake GloBI  
Additional detail Starry Ray GloBI  
Additional detail Tunas GloBI  
Additional detail Tusk GloBI  
Additional detail Window Pane GloBI  
Additional detail Winter Flounder GloBI  
Additional detail Winter Skate GloBI  
Additional detail Witch GloBI  
Additional detail Yellowtail Flounder GloBI  
  • preys upon
    consumes for energetic or other nutritional needs (object of consumption is an organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/preysUpon
preys upon
Additional detail Atlantic Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Mackerel GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Scad GloBI  
Additional detail Capelin GloBI  
Additional detail Common Dragonet GloBI  
Additional detail Norway Pout GloBI  
Additional detail Sprat GloBI  
Additional detail Whiting GloBI  
Additional detail Witch GloBI  
feeds on
Additional detail Alewife GloBI  
Additional detail American Plaice GloBI  
Additional detail American Plaice GloBI  
Additional detail Anthozoans GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Astarte GloBI  
Additional detail Armored Searobins Or Armored Gurnards GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Halibut GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Mackerel GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Scad GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Scad GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Wolffish GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Wolffishes GloBI  
Additional detail Blue Skate GloBI  
Additional detail Bluefish GloBI  
Additional detail Bony Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Boston Ling GloBI  
Additional detail Bristle Worms GloBI  
Additional detail Butterfish GloBI  
Additional detail Butterfish GloBI  
Additional detail Cancer Crabs GloBI  
Additional detail Capelin GloBI  
Additional detail Capelin GloBI  
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Clam Worms GloBI  
Additional detail Cnidarians GloBI  
Additional detail Cnidarians GloBI  
Additional detail Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Cods and Haddocks GloBI  
Additional detail Cods and Haddocks GloBI  
Additional detail Comb Jellies GloBI  
Additional detail Common Dab GloBI  
Additional detail Common Dab GloBI  
Additional detail Common Dragonet GloBI  
Additional detail Common Dragonet GloBI  
Additional detail Common Hermit Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Common Northern Comb Jelly GloBI  
Additional detail Common Skate GloBI  
Additional detail Common Sole GloBI  
Additional detail Common Whelk GloBI  
Additional detail Corystes cassivelanus GloBI  
Additional detail Crabs GloBI  
Additional detail Crangon GloBI  
Additional detail Crangon allmanni GloBI  
Additional detail Cumaceans GloBI  
Additional detail Decapod Crustaceans GloBI  
Additional detail Doryteuthis GloBI  
Additional detail Dromiacea GloBI  
Additional detail Ellipse GloBI  
Additional detail Euphysa flammea GloBI  
Additional detail Four-spotted Flounder GloBI  
Additional detail Gammaridae GloBI  
Additional detail Garfish GloBI  
Additional detail Gnathostomata GloBI  
Additional detail Haddock GloBI  
Additional detail Haddock GloBI  
Additional detail Haddock GloBI  
Additional detail Herrings GloBI  
Additional detail Herrings GloBI  
Additional detail Hydrozoans GloBI  
Additional detail Hyperiids GloBI  
Additional detail Inshore Squid GloBI  
Additional detail Invertebrata GloBI  
Additional detail Isopods GloBI  
Additional detail Knobby Swimcrab GloBI  
Additional detail Launce GloBI  
Additional detail Leiurus GloBI  
Additional detail Lesser Sand-eel GloBI  
Additional detail Lesser Sandeel GloBI  
Additional detail Lesser Weever GloBI  
Additional detail Loligo GloBI  
Additional detail Longhorn Sculpin GloBI  
Additional detail Mackerels GloBI  
Additional detail Mackerels GloBI  
Additional detail Macropipus dupurator GloBI  
Additional detail Mantis Shrimp GloBI  
Additional detail Mertensia ovum GloBI  
Additional detail Mock Halibut GloBI  
Additional detail Molluscs GloBI  
Additional detail Moon Jellyfish GloBI  
Additional detail Mussel GloBI  
Additional detail Mussels and Clams GloBI  
Additional detail Mussels and Clams GloBI  
Additional detail Mysidae GloBI  
Additional detail Mysidae GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Fluke GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Wolfish GloBI  
Additional detail Norway Bullhead GloBI  
Additional detail Norway Pout GloBI  
Additional detail Norway Pout GloBI  
Additional detail Ocean Pout GloBI  
Additional detail Octopodidae GloBI  
Additional detail Ostreoida GloBI  
Additional detail Pandalid Shrimps GloBI  
Additional detail Plaice GloBI  
Additional detail Plaice GloBI  
Additional detail Pleuronectoidei GloBI  
Additional detail Pollack GloBI  
Additional detail Pollock GloBI  
Additional detail Pomatoschistus GloBI  
Additional detail Pteroctopus GloBI  
Additional detail Razor Shell GloBI  
Additional detail Reticulated Dragonet GloBI  
Additional detail Sabd Lances GloBI  
Additional detail Salmon GloBI  
Additional detail Salps GloBI  
Additional detail Sand Lances GloBI  
Additional detail Sea Cucumbers GloBI  
Additional detail Sea Mouse GloBI  
Additional detail Sea Slugs GloBI  
Additional detail Sea Squirts GloBI  
Additional detail Silver Hake GloBI  
Additional detail Skeleton Or Ghost Shrimps GloBI  
Additional detail Smooth Dogfish GloBI  
Additional detail Snake Blenny GloBI  
Additional detail Solenette GloBI  
Additional detail Sponges GloBI  
Additional detail Sponges GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Hake GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Wolffish GloBI  
Additional detail Sprat GloBI  
Additional detail Sprat GloBI  
Additional detail Squirrel Hake GloBI  
Additional detail Starry Ray GloBI  
Additional detail Stolidobranchia GloBI  
Additional detail Trisopterus GloBI  
Additional detail Tusk GloBI  
Additional detail Whiting GloBI  
Additional detail Whiting GloBI  
Additional detail Window Pane GloBI  
Additional detail Winter Flounder GloBI  
Additional detail Winter Skate GloBI  
Additional detail Witch GloBI  
Additional detail Witch GloBI  
Additional detail Yellow Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Yellowtail Flounder GloBI  
  • has parasite
    non-mutual relationship between organisms of different species where one organism, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other, the host.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/hasParasite
has parasite
Additional detail Gilquinia GloBI  
Additional detail Gilquinia squali GloBI  
Additional detail Squalotrema llewellyni GloBI  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
interacts with
Additional detail Alewife GloBI  
Additional detail American Plaice GloBI  
Additional detail Arctic Astarte GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Halibut GloBI  
Additional detail Atlantic Herring GloBI  
Additional detail Bluefish GloBI  
Additional detail Boston Ling GloBI  
Additional detail Butterfish GloBI  
Additional detail Common Skate GloBI  
Additional detail Decapod Crustaceans GloBI  
Additional detail Ellipse GloBI  
Additional detail Four-spotted Flounder GloBI  
Additional detail Haddock GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Lesser Sandeel GloBI  
Additional detail Longhorn Sculpin GloBI  
Additional detail Monkfish GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Fluke GloBI  
Additional detail Ocean Pout GloBI  
Additional detail Silver Hake GloBI  
Additional detail Smooth Dogfish GloBI  
Additional detail Spiny Dogfish GloBI  
Additional detail Spiny Dogfish GloBI  
Additional detail Spotted Hake GloBI  
Additional detail Squirrel Hake GloBI  
Additional detail Starry Ray GloBI  
Additional detail Tusk GloBI  
Additional detail Window Pane GloBI  
Additional detail Winter Flounder GloBI  
Additional detail Winter Skate GloBI  
Additional detail Witch GloBI  
Additional detail Yellowtail Flounder GloBI  
water depth min
Additional detail -9 m OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 1,446.5 m OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 400 m OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 9 m OBIS Environmental Information  
water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.29 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 0.33 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 27.27 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 40.49 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water temperature min
Additional detail -1.96 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 10.47 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 24.63 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 24.67 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 1.01 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 14.75 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 84.44 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.099 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 0.099 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 1.59 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 3.25 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 0.44 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 1.96 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 5.39 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 7.86 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 100.08 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 104.63 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 33.48 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 6.52 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
  • has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
has predator
Additional detail Bluefish GloBI  
Additional detail Cartilaginous Fishes GloBI  
Additional detail Greenland Shark GloBI  
Additional detail Humans GloBI  
Additional detail Monkfish GloBI  
Additional detail Spiny Dogfish GloBI  
Additional detail Spiny Dogfish GloBI  
Additional detail Tunas GloBI  
water salinity min
Additional detail 30.22 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 35.23 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 36.72 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 38.64 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Squalus acanthias</i>
Clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 8 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Inter-birth interval
Additional detail 2.0 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
total life span max
Additional detail 75 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 8.66 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 20.99 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about <i>Squalus acanthias</i>
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 11.62 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 7.25 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 11.62 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 7.25 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

Data about <i>Squalus acanthias</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Decreasing IUCN  
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Squalus acanthias</i>
conservation status
Additional detail vulnerable
  • vulnerable
    A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vulnerable
IUCN  

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