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Ginglymostoma cirratum


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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 
Occurrence:
Panama, São Tomé e Principé, the Canary Islands, Nigeria, Sint Eustatius and Saba, the Ivory Coast, Gambia, Guadeloupe, Togo, Jamaica, Venezuela, Columbia, Peru, Senegal, Haiti, Benin, Costa Rica, Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, Ecuador, Ghana, Guatemala, Trindade and Martim Vaz, Cameroon, Cuba, Barbados, the Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, French Guiana, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua og Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Britiske Jomfruøer, Californiske golf, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Centrale Atlanterhav, Dominica, Dominikanske republik, Europæiske kyster, Florida, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Kap Verde, Martinique, Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Montserrat, Nicaragua, Saint Kitts og Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent og Grenadinerne, Sydamerika, Trinidad og Tobago, Turks og Caicos øerne, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav, Virgin Islands, U.S., Østlige Atlanterhav 
Sea depth:
0 - 1814 Meter 
Size:
230 cm - 430 cm 
Weight:
110 kg 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Blæksprutte, Hummer, invertebrater, Koralfisk, Krabber, Muslinger, Rejer, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Små rokker, Snegle, Søpindsvin, Stenhummer 
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
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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.

Husbandry

(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)

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