Species Details : Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)

Accepted scientific name:
Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Cetorhinus maximus  (Gunnerus, 1765)
Synonyms:
Cetorhinus blainvillei de Brito Capello, 1869 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Cetorhinus blainvillei de Brito Capello, 1869
Cetorhinus maccoyi (Barrett, 1933) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Cetorhinus maccoyi (Barrett, 1933)
Cetorhinus maximus infanuncula Deinse & Adriani, 1953 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Cetorhinus maximus infanuncula Deinse & Adriani, 1953
Cetorhinus maximus infanuncula Deinse & Adriani, 1953 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Cetorhinus maximus infanuncula Deinse & Adriani, 1953
Cetorhinus maximus normani (Siccardi, 1961) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Cetorhinus maximus normani (Siccardi, 1961)
Cetorhinus normani Siccardi, 1961 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Cetorhinus normani Siccardi, 1961
Cetorhinus rostratus (Macri, 1819) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Cetorhinus rostratus (Macri, 1819)
Halsydrus maccoyi (Barrett, 1933) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Halsydrus maccoyi (Barrett, 1933)
Halsydrus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Halsydrus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)
Halsydrus pontoppidiani Fleming, 1817 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Halsydrus pontoppidiani Fleming, 1817
Hannovera aurata van Beneden, 1871 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Hannovera aurata van Beneden, 1871
Polyprosopus macer Couch, 1862 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Polyprosopus macer Couch, 1862
Scoliophis atlanticus Anonymous, 1817 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Scoliophis atlanticus Anonymous, 1817
Selache elephas (Le Sueur, 1822) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Selache elephas (Le Sueur, 1822)
Selache maxima (Gunnerus, 1765) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Selache maxima (Gunnerus, 1765)
Selache maximum (Gunnerus, 1765) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Selache maximum (Gunnerus, 1765)
Selache maximus (Gunnerus, 1765) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Selache maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)
Selachus pennantii Cornish, 1885 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Selachus pennantii Cornish, 1885
Squalis gunneri Blainville, 1816 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalis gunneri Blainville, 1816
Squalis shavianus Blainville, 1816 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalis shavianus Blainville, 1816
Squalus cetaceus Gronow, 1854 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus cetaceus Gronow, 1854
Squalus elephas Lesueur, 1822 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus elephas Lesueur, 1822
Squalus gunnerianus Blainville, 1810 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus gunnerianus Blainville, 1810
Squalus homianus Blainville, 1810 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus homianus Blainville, 1810
Squalus isodus Macri, 1819 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus isodus Macri, 1819
Squalus maximus Gunnerus, 1765 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus maximus Gunnerus, 1765
Squalus pelegrinus Blainville, 1810 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus pelegrinus Blainville, 1810
Squalus peregrinus Blainville, 1810 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus peregrinus Blainville, 1810
Squalus rashleighanus Couch, 1838 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus rashleighanus Couch, 1838
Squalus rhinoceros DeKay, 1842 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus rhinoceros DeKay, 1842
Squalus rostratus Macri, 1819 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus rostratus Macri, 1819
Tetraoras angiova Rafinesque, 1810 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Tetraoras angiova Rafinesque, 1810
Tetroras angiova Rafinesque, 1810 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Tetroras angiova Rafinesque, 1810
Tetroras maccoyi Barrett, 1933 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Tetroras maccoyi Barrett, 1933
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Koesterhaai - Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Peshkagen shtegtar - Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
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Peshkaqen shtegtar - Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
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Peshkaqeni gjigant - Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
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Kalb - Arabic Morocco Click here to show the literature
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Pelegrí - Catalan Spain(Catalan Sea) Click here to show the literature
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Cagnaccia - Corsican France(Corsica.) Click here to show the literature
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Psina golema - Croatian Croatia
Psina gorostasna - Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Sunčani pas - Croatian Croatia Click here to show the literature
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Brugde - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Reuzenhaai - Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
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Basking shark - English - Click here to show the literature
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Basking shark - English Alaska Click here to show the literature
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Basking shark - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Basking shark - English Canada Click here to show the literature
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Basking shark - English Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Basking shark - English Ireland
Basking shark - English Malta Click here to show the literature
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Basking shark - English New Zealand Click here to show the literature
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Basking shark - English Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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Basking shark - English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Basking shark - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Basking shark - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Basking tresher - English Uruguay Click here to show the literature
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Bone shark - English Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Bone shark - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Elephant shark - English Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Elephant shark - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Hoe-mother - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Shark - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Sun-fish - English Ireland Click here to show the literature
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Sunfish - English Australia Click here to show the literature
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Hiidhai - Estonian Estonia Click here to show the literature
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Brugda - Faroese - Click here to show the literature
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Jättiläishai - Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Éléphant de mer - French France Click here to show the literature
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Pèlerin - French Canada(Quebec) Click here to show the literature
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Pèlerin - French Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Pèlerin - French France Click here to show the literature
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Poisson à voiles - French France Click here to show the literature
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Requin - French France Click here to show the literature
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Requin pélerin - French France Click here to show the literature
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Squale géant - French France Click here to show the literature
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Squale pélerin - French France Click here to show the literature
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An liamhán gréine - Gaelic, Irish Ireland
Mandelhai - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Reuzenhai - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Riesenhai - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Karish anak - Hebrew Israel Click here to show the literature
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Beinhákarl - Icelandic Iceland Click here to show the literature
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Cagna - Italian Italy(Trieste and Venezia.) Click here to show the literature
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Can - Italian Italy(Venezia.) Click here to show the literature
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Canisca - Italian Italy(Sardegna.) Click here to show the literature
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Elefante - Italian Italy(Camogli (Ligurian Sea)) Click here to show the literature
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Imbestino - Italian Italy(Trapani.) Click here to show the literature
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Mmistinu - Italian Italy(Palermo.) Click here to show the literature
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Pesce elefante - Italian Italy(Livorno and Pescara.) Click here to show the literature
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Pesce pappagallo - Italian Italy(Salerno.) Click here to show the literature
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Pisci sceccu - Italian Italy(Messina.) Click here to show the literature
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Squalo elefante - Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Squalo elefante - Italian Malta Click here to show the literature
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Squalo gigante - Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Squalo pellegrino - Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Squalo rostrato - Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Ubazame - Japanese Japan Click here to show the literature
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돌묵상어 Dolmuksangeo Korean - Click here to show the literature
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Gabdoll - Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Gobdoll - Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Pixxitonnu - Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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姥鯊 Lao sha Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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姥鲨 Lao sha Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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象沙 Xiang sha Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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象沙 Siang sha Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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象鮫 Siang jiao Mandarin Chinese Taiwan Click here to show the literature
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象鲛 Xiang jiao Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Reremai - Maori New Zealand Click here to show the literature
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Saparnasm Skylopsaro - Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Sapounas - Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Skylópsaro - Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Καρχαρίας Karcharias Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Παπάς Papas Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Σαπουνάς Sapounas Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Σκυλόψαρο Skylopsaro Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Brugde - Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Dlugoszpar - Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Długoszpar - Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Rekin gigantyczny - Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Rekin olbrzymi - Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Albafar - Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Cação-peregrino-argentino - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Frade - Portuguese - Click here to show the literature
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Frade - Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Frade - Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Peixe frade - Portuguese - Click here to show the literature
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Peixe-carago - Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Peixe-frade - Portuguese - Click here to show the literature
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Peregrino - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Relengueiro - Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Tubarão frade - Portuguese - Click here to show the literature
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Tubarâo-frade - Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Tubarão-peregrino - Portuguese Brazil Click here to show the literature
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Акула гигантская - Russian - Click here to show the literature
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K'wet'thenéchte - Salish Canada(Strait of Georgia, Vancouver) Click here to show the literature
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Pzina golema - Serbian Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Pzina golema - Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Colayo - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Marrajo ballenato - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Marrajo gigante - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Peje vaca - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Peregrino - Spanish Mexico(Pacific Coast.) Click here to show the literature
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Peregrino - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Peregrino - Spanish Uruguay Click here to show the literature
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Pez elefante - Spanish Cuba Click here to show the literature
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Tiburón canasta - Spanish Ecuador Click here to show the literature
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Tiburón canasta - Spanish Peru Click here to show the literature
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Tiburón canasta - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Tiburón peregrino - Spanish Mexico Click here to show the literature
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Tiburón peregrino - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Brugd - Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Büyük camgöz - Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Büyükcamgöz balığı - Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Heulgi - Welsh UK Engld Wal Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Elasmobranchii FishBase
Order Lamniformes FishBase
Family Cetorhinidae FishBase
Genus Cetorhinus FishBase
Distribution: Cosmopolitan, frequent in cold to warm temperate waters; rare in equatorial waters (Ref. 48844). Highly migratory species, Annex I of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea (Ref. 26139). At risk of extinction by overfishing because of low to very low productivity (Ref. 36717). Appendix II (Mediterranean) of the Bern Convention (2002). Appendix I and II of the Bonn Convention (2009). International trade restricted (CITES Appendix II, since 28.5.2003).
Environment: Marine
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Group expert: Compagno, L., 19-May-2014
Source database: FishBase, Feb 2018   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds). (2019). FishBase (version Feb 2018). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2019 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Ower G., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2019. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=90
Conversion date: 2019-05-01 01:30:40