Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Carcharhiniformes > Family: Carcharhinidae > Genus: Carcharhinus > Species: Carcharhinus plumbeus

Sandbar shark - Carcharhinus plumbeus (Nardo, 1827)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Carcharias Greek Fishbase
Pas sivonja Serbian Fishbase
Pas tupan sil Serbian Fishbase
Peshkagen i hirte Albanian Fishbase
Peshkaqen i hirte Albanian Fishbase
Requin gris French Fishbase
Sandbar shark English Fishbase
Skylópsaro Greek Fishbase
Squalo grigio Italian Fishbase
Staktocarcharias Greek Fishbase
Tiburón de Milberto Spanish Fishbase
Tiburón trozo Spanish Fishbase
Tubarão-corre-costa Portuguese Fishbase
Synonym Author
Squalus plumbeus Nardo, 1827
Carcharhinus milberti (Müller & Henle, 1839)
Eulamia milberti (Müller & Henle, 1839)
Galeolamna stevensi (Ogilby, 1911)
Carcharhinus japonicus (Temminck & Schlegal, 1850)
Carcharias ceruleus DeKay, 1842
Lamna caudata DeKay, 1842
Squalus caecchia Nardo, 1847
Carcharias japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1850
Carcharias obtusirostris Moreau, 1881
Carcharias stevensi Ogilby, 1911
Carcharias latistomus (Fang & Wang, 1932)
Galeolamna dorsalis Whitley, 1944
Carcharhinus bleekeri (non Duméril, 1865)
Carcharhinus platyodon (non Poey, 1860)
Carcharinus plumbeus (Nardo, 1827)
Carcharias milberti Müller & Henle, 1839
Carcharinus latistomus Fang & Wang, 1932

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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