Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Carcharhiniformes > Family: Carcharhinidae > Genus: Prionace > Species: Prionace glauca

Blue dog - Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by 2 international agreements
Natura 2000 species code 3025


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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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
An siorc gorm Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Azujelo Spanish Fishbase
Blåhai Norwegian Fishbase
Blåhaj Danish Fishbase
Blåhaj Swedish Fishbase
blauer Hai German Fishbase
Blauwe haai Dutch Fishbase
Bleu French Fishbase
Blue dog English Fishbase
Blue shark English Fishbase
Blue whaler English Fishbase
Ca-mari Spanish Fishbase
Cagnot French Fishbase
Cagnou French Fishbase
Caila Spanish Fishbase
Cailón Spanish Fishbase
Canavar balik Turkish Fishbase
Carcharias Greek Fishbase
Chiri Spanish Fishbase
Chirimoya Spanish Fishbase
Empereur French Fishbase
Glafkcarcharias Greek Fishbase
Glaukos Greek Fishbase
Great blue shark English Fishbase
Großer Blauhai German Fishbase
Guelha Portuguese Fishbase
Huta Kahla Maltese Fishbase
Karcharias Greek Fishbase
Kelb il-bahar Maltese Fishbase
Lija Spanish Fishbase
Melgacho Spanish Fishbase
Melgago Spanish Fishbase
Pamuk baligi Turkish Fishbase
Pas modrulj Portuguese Fishbase
Pas modrulj Serbian Fishbase
Peau bleue French Fishbase
Pei can French Fishbase
Peshkagen Albanian Fishbase
Peshkagen jeshil Albanian Fishbase
Peshkaqen jeshil Albanian Fishbase
Rechin albastru Romanian Fishbase
Requin bleu French Fishbase
Requin squale French Fishbase
Requin tchi French Fishbase
Sinihai Finnish Fishbase
Sinyaya akula Russian Fishbase
Squalo azzurro Italian Fishbase
Taburó Spanish Fishbase
Tiburón Spanish Fishbase
Tiburón azul Spanish Fishbase
Tintoleta Spanish Fishbase
Tintorera Spanish Fishbase
Tintourella French Fishbase
Tintureira Portuguese Fishbase
Verdemar Spanish Fishbase
Verdesca Italian Fishbase
Verdoun French Fishbase
Zarlacz blekitny Polish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Squalus glaucus Linnaeus, 1758
Thalassinus rondelettii Moreau, 1881
Carcharias gracilis Philippi, 1887
Hypoprion isodus Philippi, 1887
Prionace mackiei Phillipps, 1935
Carcharias glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Glyphis glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Carcharhinus macki (Phillipps, 1935)
Carcharinus glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Carcharias aethiops Philippi, 1902
Carcharias pugae Perez Canto, 1886
Thalassinus rondeletti Moreau, 1881
Carcharias hirundinaceus Valenciennes, 1839
Thalassorhinus vulpecula Valenciennes, 1838
Squalus rondeletii Risso, 1810
Squalus adscensionis Osbeck, 1765
Galeus thalassinus Valenciennes, 1835
Squalus caeruleus Blainville, 1816
Isurus glaucus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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External data

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