Vulpecula marina Garman, 1913

Species synonym in World Register of Marine Species

AnimaliaChordataElasmobranchiiLamniformesAlopiidaeAlopiasAlopias vulpinus

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This is Vulpecula marina Garman, 1913 as seen by World Register of Marine Species checklist.
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Full Name

Vulpecula marina Garman, 1913

Taxonomic status

synonym of Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788)


Not terrestrial, Marine, Not freshwater


Parent relation taken from synonym Vulpecula Garman (ex Valmont de Bomare), 1913

Taxon ID


Distribution range

  • Present in MRGID:8927 Massachusetts 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). FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 1, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. 269p.

Subordinate taxa


There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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Appears in

Occurrence datasets



Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2016). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication.

Known issues

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Source information

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Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Sep 6, 2016. The source was last visited by GBIF on Sep 6, 2016.

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