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Lamna nasus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

105841  (

Lamna cornubica (Gmelin, 1789) · unaccepted (Following synonymy of Squalus...)  
Following synonymy of Squalus cornubicus Gmelin
Lanna nasus (Bonnaterre, 1788) · unaccepted (misspelling)
Squalus cornubicus Gmelin, 1789 · unaccepted (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Squalus nasus Bonnaterre, 1788) Bonnaterre, J. P. (1788). Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature... Ichthyologie. <em>Panckoucke, Paris.</em> i-lvi + 1-215, Pls. A-B. 1-100., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Cornwall  
type locality contained in Cornwall (doubtful[details]
Distribution Newfoundland to New Jersey  
Distribution Newfoundland to New Jersey [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Lamna nasus (Bonnaterre, 1788). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-07-21
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

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original description  (of Squalus cornubicus Gmelin, 1789) Gmelin, J.F. (1789). Amphibia - Pisces. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(3). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 1033-1516. , available online at [details]   

original description  (of Squalus nasus Bonnaterre, 1788) Bonnaterre, J. P. (1788). Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature... Ichthyologie. <em>Panckoucke, Paris.</em> i-lvi + 1-215, Pls. A-B. 1-100., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Smith-Vaniz, W. F.; Collette, B. B.; Luckhurst, B. E (1999). Fishes of Bermuda: History, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys (American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Special Publication No.4) . ASIH, 424 pp. [details]   

context source (PeRMS) Chirichigno, N.; Cornejo, M. (2001). Catálogo comentado de los peces marinos del Perú. <em>2ª ed. Instituto del Mar de Perú. Publicación Especial. Callao.</em> 314 p. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Campana, S.; Marks, L.; Joyce, W.; Harley, S. (2001). Analytical assessment of the porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus) population in the northwest Atlantic, with estimates of long-term sustainable yield. <em>Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat.</em> 1-59. [details]   

additional source O'Boyle, R. N.; Fowler, G. M.; Hurley, P. C. F.; Showell, M. A.; Stobo, W.T.; Jones, C. (1996). Observations on porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus) in the North Atlantic. <em>DFO Atlantic fisheries research document.</em> 1-29. [details]   

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Compagno, L.J.V. (2001). Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Volume 2. Bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes). <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes.</em> No. 1, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. 269p. [details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at [details]   

additional source Bonnaterre, J. P. (1788). Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique des trois règnes de la nature... Ichthyologie. <em>Panckoucke, Paris.</em> i-lvi + 1-215, Pls. A-B. 1-100., available online at
page(s): 10 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at [details]   
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Classification Lamna nasus (Bonnaterre, 1788) [details]

Diet Feeds mainly on herring, gaspereau, and mackerels; cod, white hake, red hake, haddock, cusk, and squid are eaten less often.  [details]

Distribution Newfoundland to New Jersey [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]

Habitat Prefers cool waters, common on continental shelves but have also been found well offshore as well as inshore areas. [details]

Importance Scientific- Used for human food, liver for oil and the carcass for fish meal. [details]

Predators Few enemies other than man [details]

Reproduction Ovoviviparous and oophagous, with an average litter size of around 4 pups [details]

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Danish sillhajsildehajsildehaaen  [details]
Dutch neushaaiharinghaai  [details]
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German Heringshai  [details]
Hebrew עמלץ חוטמני  [details]
Icelandic hámeri  [details]
Italian sorglio pisci tunnusmerigliopisci canilamna smeriglioisuro muso acutocani di mercagnia  [details]
Lithuanian atlantinis silkiaryklis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Λάμια  [details]
Norwegian håbrann  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål håbrann  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk håbrann  [details]
Polish żarłacz śledziowylamna śledziowa  [details]
Portuguese sardorequimnequimmarrachoarrequimanequim  [details]
Russian атлантическая сельдевая акулаakula sel devaia  [details]
Slovenian atlantski mroski pesatlantski morski pes  [details]
Spanish marraquetmarrajo sardineromarrajomarracoludiael marragocalderoncailón  [details]
Swedish sillhajhåbrandhaamarhaabranden  [details]
Turkish harhariyasdikburun harhariyasdikburun camgözdikburun camgozdikburundik burun köpekbalığıdik burun kopekbaligi  [details]
Ukrainian Звичайна оселедцева акулаАкула оселедцева звичайна  [details]
Welsh morgi mawrcorgi môr  [details]
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