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Ginglymostoma cirratum

Ginglymostoma cirratumis commonly referred to as Nurse Shark. Difficulty in the aquarium: Experts only! Very hard to keep. A aquarium size of at least 500000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
2828 
AphiaID:
105846 
Scientific:
Ginglymostoma cirratum 
German:
Atlantischer Ammenhai 
English:
Nurse Shark 
Category:
Hajer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Orectolobiformes (Order) > Ginglymostomatidae (Family) > Ginglymostoma (Genus) > cirratum (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bonnaterre, ), 1788 
Sea depth:
0 - 1814 Meter 
Size:
230 cm - 430 cm 
Weight:
110 kg 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 500000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-06-20 19:49:35 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Ginglymostoma cirratum are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Ginglymostoma cirratum, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Ginglymostoma cirratum, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

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(Bonnaterre, 1788)

Synonymse:
Ginglimostoma cirratum (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Ginglymostoma caboverdianus de Brito Capello, 1867
Ginglymostoma fulvum Poey, 1861
Gyglinostoma cirratum (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Squalus argus Bancroft, 1832
Squalus cirratus Bonnaterre, 1788
Squalus punctatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Squalus punctulatus Lacepède, 1800

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Neoselachii (Subclass) > Selachii (Infraclass) > Galeomorphi (Superorder) > Orectolobiformes (Order) > Ginglymostomatidae (Family) > Ginglymostoma (Genus) > Ginglymostoma cirratum (Species)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Marine Species Identification Portal (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Nurse Shark Ginglymostoma cirratum, 2018
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