PDF | On Jan 1, , Gawsia Wahidunnessa Chowdhury and others published Status of the Ganges River Shark Glyphis gangeticus (Müller & Henle, ). A rare contemporary record of the Critically Endangered Ganges shark Glyphis gangeticus. Jabado RW(1), Kyne PM(2), Nazareth E(3), Sutaria. Description, classification, synonyms, distribution map and images of Glyphis gangeticus – Ganges shark.

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Heptranchias Sharpnose sevengill shark H. Flatnose cat shark A. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous Ref.

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Ganges shark – Wikipedia

Whitetip weasel shark P. Euprotomicroides Taillight shark E. It was collected in the 19th century and described as Carcharias siamensis by Austrian ichthyologist Franz Steindachnerin Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien volume 11, The lower front teeth have long, hooked, protruding cusps with unserrated cutting edges along the entire cusp, but without spear-like tips and with low cusplets on feet of crowns.

Its notoriety may have stemmed from its widespread confusion with C. Newborn specimens are from 56 to 61 cm long.

Glyphis species, like other sharks, exhibit a very slow rate of genetic change. Sharks of the world. It is probably viviparouswith a yolk-sac placenta speculation through analogy to related species of carcharhinids. A possibly undescribed species of Glyphis is known from Mukah in Borneo, as well as Bangladesh. They have recently been reclassified as G. An extensive year search produced only a few specimens, caught in in the Ganges River. You can continue searching for Glyphis gangeticus on one of these Web sites:.


Ginglymostoma Nurse shark G.

First few anterior teeth in lower jaw with cutting edges along entire cuspgiving the cusps a clawlike shape, and low cusplets ; second dorsal lower, about gangetics the height of first dorsal. Ganges shark Conservation status. The presence of newborn individuals in the Hooghly River suggests that at least the young may be born in fresh water.

A rare contemporary record of the Critically Endangered Ganges shark Glyphis gangeticus.

Carcharias Grey nurse shark C. This page was last edited on 25 December glyphos, at Ctenacis Harlequin catshark C. Sharks of the east coast of southern Africa.

Notes on the fishes of western New Guinea. Furgaleus Whiskery shark F. Shark fisheries in the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh: Australian weasel shark H. Leading shark expert Leonard Compagno emphasised the need to check the dentition and the dorsal fin proportions to confirm the specimen as G. The Ganges shark is potentially dangerous because of its size and large teethbut at present its relation to gangsticus is a mystery, along with almost all other aspects of its biology.

Retrieved 12 October Order Heterodontiformes Bullhead sharks.

Order Echinorhiniformes Bramble sharks. It is typically found in the middle to lower reaches of a river. Federal Agency for Nature Conservation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Smallmouth velvet dogfish S. Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology. The species is currently classified as critically endangered.


Entered by Carpenter, Kent E.

However, with the critical gajgeticus of carcharhinids begun in the early s, most of the marine and freshwater records of the Ganges shark could not be substantiated and many were found to be based on Carcharhinus leucasC.

Deepwater sicklefin hound shark H.

New Zealand lanternshark E. However, the holotype was apparently lost or misplaced in the British Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 12 May It is apparently only the fourth verified specimen of this rare shark, including the two syntypes one gkyphis and possibly the holotype of Carcharias murrayi also lostglyphs hence is one of two extant specimens in museum collections.

Aculeola Hooktooth dogfish A. The mouth is long, broad, and extends back and up towards the eyes. Only 13 specimens are known to science, all collected in Native range All suitable habitat Year The upper teeth have high, broad, serrated, triangular cusps and the labial furrows are very short.