Accepted scientific name:
Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms:
Carcharias atwoodi Storer, 1848 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharias atwoodi Storer, 1848
Carcharias lamia Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharias lamia Rafinesque, 1810
Carcharias maso Morris, 1898 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharias maso Morris, 1898
Carcharias rondeletti Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1829 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharias rondeletti Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1829
Carcharias verus Cloquet, 1817 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharias verus Cloquet, 1817
Carcharias vorax Owen, 1853 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharias vorax Owen, 1853
Carcharias vulgaris (Richardson, 1836) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharias vulgaris (Richardson, 1836)
Carcharodon albimors Whitley, 1939 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharodon albimors Whitley, 1939
Carcharodon capensis Smith, 1839 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharodon capensis Smith, 1839
Carcharodon rondeletii Müller & Henle, 1839 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharodon rondeletii Müller & Henle, 1839
Carcharodon smithi Bonaparte, 1838 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharodon smithi Bonaparte, 1838
Carcharodon smithii Agassiz, 1838 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Carcharodon smithii Agassiz, 1838
Squalus carcharias Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus carcharias Linnaeus, 1758
Squalus lamia Blainville, 1816 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus lamia Blainville, 1816
Squalus lamia Blainville, 1825 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus lamia Blainville, 1825
Squalus vulgaris Richardson, 1836 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus vulgaris Richardson, 1836
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Witdoodshaai Afrikaans Namibia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Witdoodshaai Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
 reference
Peshkagen njeringrenes Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
 reference
Peshkaqen njeringrenes Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kalb Arabic Morocco Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kalb bahr Arabic Algeria Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kalb bahr Arabic Morocco Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kalb bahr Arabic Tunisia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Wahsh Arabic Egypt Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tauró blanc Catalan Spain Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tubarão Creole, Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pas ljudožder Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Žralok bílý veliký Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
 reference
Blå haj Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
 reference
Hvid Haj Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
 reference
Menneskehaj Danish - Click here to show the literature
 reference
Stor hvid haj Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
 reference
Store hvide haj Danish - Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mensenhaai Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
 reference
Witte haai Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
 reference
Witte haai Dutch Netherlands Antilles Click here to show the literature
 reference
Great white shark English Australia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Great white shark English Hawaii Click here to show the literature
 reference
Great white shark English Malta Click here to show the literature
 reference
Great white shark English Namibia Click here to show the literature
 reference
Great white shark English Netherlands Antilles Click here to show the literature
 reference
Great white shark English New Zealand Click here to show the literature
 reference
Great white shark English South Africa Click here to show the literature
 reference
Great white shark English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
 reference
Great white shark English USA Click here to show the literature
 reference
Man eater English Cuba Click here to show the literature
 reference
Man eater English USA Click here to show the literature
 reference
Man-eater English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
 reference
Man-eater shark English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
 reference
Maneater English Seychelles Click here to show the literature
 reference
Maneater English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
 reference
Maneater shark English - Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mango-taniwha English New Zealand Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mango-ururoa English New Zealand Click here to show the literature
 reference
Shark English USA Click here to show the literature
 reference
White death English Australia Click here to show the literature
 reference
White pointer English Australia Click here to show the literature
 reference
White pointer English New Zealand Click here to show the literature
 reference
White pointer English Norfolk I. Click here to show the literature
 reference
White pointer English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
 reference
White shark English Alaska Click here to show the literature
 reference
White shark English Australia Click here to show the literature
 reference
White shark English Azores Is Click here to show the literature
 reference
White shark English Can Br Colum Click here to show the literature
 reference
White shark English Canada Click here to show the literature
 reference
White shark English Cuba Click here to show the literature
 reference
White shark English Uruguay Click here to show the literature
 reference
White shark English USA Click here to show the literature
 reference
Valkohai Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
 reference
Carcharodonte French - Click here to show the literature
 reference
Grand requin blanc French France Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mangeur d'hommes French France Click here to show the literature
 reference
Requin French - Click here to show the literature
 reference
Requin blanc French Can Quebec Click here to show the literature
 reference
Requin mangeur d'homme French - Click here to show the literature
 reference
Menschenhai German Germany Click here to show the literature
 reference
Weißhai German Germany Click here to show the literature
 reference
Niuhi Hawaiian Hawaii Click here to show the literature
 reference
Karish lava Hebrew Israel Click here to show the literature
 reference
Canesca Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
 reference
Canusu Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
 reference
Damiano Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
 reference
Mangia alici Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pesce hane Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pescecane Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pesci can Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pesse can Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pisci bistinu Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pisci cani Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
 reference
Squalo bianco Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
 reference
Squalo bianco Italian Malta Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tunnu palamitu di funnu Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
 reference
Hohojirozame Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
 reference
백상아리 Korean Korea, South Click here to show the literature
 reference
Farao Malagasy Madagascar Click here to show the literature
 reference
Masiake Malagasy Madagascar Click here to show the literature
 reference
Huta tax-Xmara Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kelb Abjad Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kelb il - Bahar Abjad Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kelb il-bahar Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
 reference
Kelb il-bahar abjad Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
 reference
Silfjun Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
 reference
噬人鯊 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
 reference
噬人鲨 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
 reference
大白鯊 Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
 reference
大白鲨 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
 reference
食人鮫 Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
 reference
食人鲛 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
 reference
Sbrillias Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
 reference
Skylópsaro sbríllios Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
 reference
Smprilios Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
 reference
Καρχαρίας Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
 reference
Λάμια Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
 reference
Σκυλόψαρο Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
 reference
Σμπρίλιος Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
 reference
Hvithai Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tribon blancu Papiamento Netherlands Antilles Click here to show the literature
 reference
Zarlacz ludojad Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
 reference
Alequim Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
 reference
Anequim Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
 reference
Anequin Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
 reference
Cação-anequim Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
 reference
Cação-anequin Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
 reference
Iperu Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tubarão branco Portuguese Azores Is Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tubarão branco Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tubarão de São Tomé Portuguese - Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tubarão de São Tomé Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tubarão de São Tomé Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tubarão-anequim Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tubarão-branco Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tubarão-come-homens Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tubarão-de-São-Tomé Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
 reference
Rechin alb Romanian Romania Click here to show the literature
 reference
Rechin mancator de oameni Romanian Romania Click here to show the literature
 reference
Geldevaja akula Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
 reference
K'wet'thenéchte Salish Can Br Colum Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pas liudožder Serbian Montenegro Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pas liudožder Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pas modrulj Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
 reference
Africano Spanish Uruguay Click here to show the literature
 reference
Devorador de hombres Spanish Cuba Click here to show the literature
 reference
Jaquentón blanco Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
 reference
Jaquetón Spanish Cuba Click here to show the literature
 reference
Jaquetón Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
 reference
Jaqueton blanco Spanish Nicaragua Click here to show the literature
 reference
Jaqueton blanco Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
 reference
Jaquetón de ley Spanish Cuba Click here to show the literature
 reference
Marrajo Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tiburón antropófago Spanish Peru Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tiburón blanco Spanish Cuba Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tiburón blanco Spanish Ecuador Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tiburón blanco Spanish Mexico Click here to show the literature
 reference
Tiburón blanco Spanish Peru Click here to show the literature
 reference
Stor vit haj Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
 reference
Vithaj Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
 reference
Pating Tagalog Philippines Click here to show the literature
 reference
Canavar baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
 reference
Harharias baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
 reference
Karkarias Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
 reference
Karkarias baligi Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
 reference
Cá Mập trắng Vietnamese Viet Nam Click here to show the literature
 reference
Classification:
Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Elasmobranchii
Order Lamniformes
Family Lamnidae
Genus Carcharodon
Distribution: Cosmopolitan, mostly amphitemperate. Western Atlantic: Newfoundland, Canada to Argentina; also north Gulf of Mexico, Bahamas, Cuba and Lesser Antilles (Ref. 26938). Eastern Atlantic: France to South Africa, including the Mediterranean. Indian Ocean: Red Sea, Seychelles, South Africa; also Reunion and Mauritius (Ref. 33390). Western Pacific: Siberia to New Zealand and the Marshall Islands; also south Australia (Ref. 26938). Central Pacific: Hawaii. Eastern Pacific: Alaska to Chile. International trade cooperation, Australia (CITES Appendix III, since 28.5.2003; CMS Appendix I and II).
Additional data: -
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2011
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Group expert : Compagno, L.J.V., Data last modified by FishBase 05-Jan-2011
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=751
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:d1337c62-2dc5-11e0-98c6-2ce70255a436:col20110201