Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Carcharhiniformes > Family: Triakidae > Genus: Galeorhinus > Species: Galeorhinus galeus

Hundshai - Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
Protected by 2 international agreements


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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
Aceitero Spanish Fishbase
Australische haai Dutch Fishbase
Australischer Hundshai German Fishbase
Bethaj Swedish Fishbase
Bostrich Spanish Fishbase
Bostrio Spanish Fishbase
Caçó Spanish Fishbase
Cagnot French Fishbase
Cámari Spanish Fishbase
Camgöz baligi Turkish Fishbase
Canesca Italian Fishbase
Canicule French Fishbase
Cazon Spanish Fishbase
Chien de mer French Fishbase
Chien hâ French Fishbase
Cuero Spanish Fishbase
Emissole French Fishbase
Galéos drossitis Greek Fishbase
Gat French Fishbase
Gat Spanish Fishbase
gemeine Meersau German Fishbase
Gráháfur Icelandic Fishbase
Gråhai Norwegian Fishbase
Gråhaj Danish Fishbase
Gråhaj Swedish Fishbase
großer Hundshai German Fishbase
French Fishbase
Halt French Fishbase
Harmaahai Finnish Fishbase
Håstörje Swedish Fishbase
Haut French Fishbase
Hundshai English Fishbase
Hundshai German Fishbase
Kelb il-bahar Maltese Fishbase
Lamie French Fishbase
Lamiola French Fishbase
Mazzola Maltese Fishbase
Mazzola bla xewka Maltese Fishbase
Milandre French Fishbase
Musola corallo Spanish Fishbase
Pal French Fishbase
Pal or Pallon or Palloun French Fishbase
Palloun French Fishbase
Paroun French Fishbase
Pas butor Serbian Fishbase
Pas butor Turkish Fishbase
Penny's dog English Fishbase
Perna-de-moça Portuguese Fishbase
Perna-de-moça da Australia Portuguese Fishbase
Peshk qen Albanian Fishbase
Peshkagen Albanian Fishbase
Rechin de supa Romanian Fishbase
Requin-hâ French Fishbase
Ruwe haai Dutch Fishbase
Schnapper shark English Fishbase
School Shark English Fishbase
School shark English Fishbase
Sharpie shark English Fishbase
Skylogaleos Greek Fishbase
Skylos drossiti Greek Fishbase
Sweet William shark English Fishbase
Tollo Spanish Fishbase
Tollos Spanish Fishbase
Tope English Fishbase
Tope oil shark English Fishbase
Tope school shark English Fishbase
Tope shark English Fishbase
Tope soupfin shark English Fishbase
Touille French Fishbase
Tubarão-perna-de-moça Portuguese Fishbase
Vitamin shark English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Squalus rhinophanes Péron, 1807
Galeus vulgaris Fleming, 1828
Galeus canis Bonaparte, 1834
Galeus nilssoni Bonaparte, 1846
Galeus communis Owen, 1853
Galeus linnei Malm, 1877
Galeus australis Macleay, 1881
Galeus zyopterus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1883)
Galeus chilensis Perez Canto, 1886
Galeus molinae Philippi, 1887
Carcharhinus cyrano Whitley, 1930
Galeorhinus vitaminicus de Buen, 1950
Notogaleus rhinophanes (Péron, 1807)
Galeorhinus australis (Macleay, 1881)
Galeorhinus zyopterus Jordan & Gilbert, 1883
Galeorhinus chilensis (Perez Canto, 1886)
Squalus galeus Linnaeus, 1758
Notogaleus australis (Macleay, 1881)
Eugaleus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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