Prionace glauca   (Linnaeus,  1758) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Elasmobranchii
Order:Carcharhiniformes
Family:Carcharhinidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Carcharhinus macki (Phillipps, 1935)
Carcharias aethiops Philippi, 1902
Carcharias glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Carcharias gracilis Philippi, 1887
Carcharias hirundinaceus Valenciennes, 1839
Carcharias pugae Perez Canto, 1886
Carcharinus glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Galeus thalassinus Valenciennes, 1835)
Glyphis glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hypoprion isodus Philippi, 1887
Isurus glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Prionace mackiei Phillipps, 1935
Prionacea glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)
(Misspelling)
Squalus adscensionis Osbeck, 1765
Squalus caeruleus Blainville, 1816
Squalus glaucus Linnaeus, 1758
Squalus rondeletii Risso, 1810
Thalassinus rondeletti Moreau, 1881
Thalassinus rondelettii Moreau, 1881
Thalassorhinus vulpecula Valenciennes, 1838

Common Name (s)
• Blue Shark (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Reef Associated, Demersal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi Fisheries Harbour INDIA (Record: 01/2008-06/2009)

Literature Source(s)
  • Talwar, PK (1990) Fishes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands: A synoptic survey Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 6(2) 71-102 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Encyclopedia of Life Available at - http://www.eol.org/
  • Akhilesh, KV; Ganga, U; Pillai, NGK; Vivekanandan, E; Bineesh, KK; Shanis, CPR and Hashim, M (2011) Deep-sea fishing for chondrichthyan resources and sustainability concerns-a case study from southwest coast of India Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences NISCAIR 40(3) 347-355 Available at - nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/.../1/IJMS%2040(3)%20347-355.pdf

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