Data about <i>Galeorhinus galeus</i>

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Distribution

 
latitude min
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-53.6 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
latitude max
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60.75 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude min
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-180 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
longitude max
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180 degrees
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
geographic distribution includes
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Azores
World Register of Marine Species  
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Azores Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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cosmopolitan
Arctic Biodiversity  
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Eastern Atlantic: Iceland, Norway, Faeroe Islands, British Isles to the Mediterranean and Senegal; Namibia to South Africa (Western Indian Ocean)
FishBase  
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Eastern Pacific: British Columbia (Canada) to southern Baja California, Gulf of California; Peru and Chile
FishBase  
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European waters (ERMS scope)
World Register of Marine Species  
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Greek Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Mozambique
World Register of Marine Species  
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New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Oosterschelde
World Register of Marine Species  
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Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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South Africa (country)
World Register of Marine Species  
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Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone
World Register of Marine Species  
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Western Atlantic: southern Brazil to Argentina
FishBase  
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Western Pacific: Australia and New Zealand
FishBase  
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Wimereux
World Register of Marine Species  

Physical Description

 
body length (CMO)
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195 cm female
FishBase  
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193 cm male or unsexed
FishBase  
 
body mass max
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44.7 kg
FishBase  
 
weight
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24,585 g adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
habitat
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bay
Environments - EOL project  
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bay
Environments - EOL project  
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beach
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
Environments - EOL project  
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continental shelf
Environments - EOL project  
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continental slope
Environments - EOL project  
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estuary
Environments - EOL project  
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gravel
Environments - EOL project  
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mangrove biome
Environments - EOL project  
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marine biome
Environments - EOL project  
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marine habitat
IUCN  
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mediterranean sea biome
Environments - EOL project  
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mud
Environments - EOL project  
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ocean
Environments - EOL project  
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pelagic zone
Environments - EOL project  
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pelagic zone
Environments - EOL project  
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sand
Environments - EOL project  
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sea
Environments - EOL project  
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sea floor
Environments - EOL project  
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sea floor
Environments - EOL project  
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shore
Environments - EOL project  
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slope
Environments - EOL project  
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subtropical
Environments - EOL project  
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temperate
Environments - EOL project  
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tropical
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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marine habitat
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
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oceanic benthopelagic zone biome
FishBase  
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sea water environment
FishBase  
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sea water environment
FishBase  
 
water depth max
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1,057.5 m
OBIS Environmental Information  
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1,100 m
FishBase  
 
water nitrate concentration min
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0.17 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water nitrate concentration max
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30.67 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature min
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5.03 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water temperature max
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21.17 degrees Celsius
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration min
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0.89 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water silicate concentration max
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43.25 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration min
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0.13 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water phosphate concentration max
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2.1 µmol/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration min
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2.71 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water dissolved O2 concentration max
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6.38 mL/L
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation min
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48.87 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water O2 saturation max
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103.72 percent
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity min
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33.18 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  
 
water salinity max
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36.34 PSU
OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

 
clutch/brood/litter size
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24.9
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
onset of fertility
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4,615 days female
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
inter-birth interval
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1,095 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
total life span max
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55
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
life span max
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55 years
FishBase  

Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
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37.2 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
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33.9 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
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5.33 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
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3.6 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

 
population trend
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Decreasing
IUCN  
 
conservation status
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vulnerable
IUCN  
 
extinction status
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extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
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extinct
The Paleobiology Database  

Database and Repository Coverage

 
type specimen repository
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Museum of Comparative Zoology
Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard  

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