Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Lamniformes > Family: Lamnidae > Genus: Lamna > Species: Lamna nasus

Beaumaris shark - Lamna nasus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Critically Endangered (IUCN)
Protected by 8 international agreements
Natura 2000 species code 3023


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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

Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) In the Mediterranean
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention)
Memorandum of understanding on the conservation of migratory sharks - under Bonn Convention (Sharks MOU)
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
Commission regulation (EU) No 1320/2014, of 1 December 2014, amending Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein (EU regulation of trade of fauna and flora)
Barcelona Convention Protocol concerning Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean (SPA/BD Protocol)
Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic ("OSPAR Convention") (OSPAR Convention)
Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
An craosaire Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Beaumaris shark English Fishbase
Cailón Spanish Fishbase
Cailón marrajo Spanish Fishbase
Dikburun karkarias Turkish Fishbase
Håbrand Norwegian Fishbase
Håbrand Swedish Fishbase
Håbrandshaj Swedish Fishbase
Håbrann Norwegian Fishbase
Hámeri Icelandic Fishbase
Heringshai German Fishbase
Karharías Greek Fishbase
Kucina Serbian Fishbase
Lamia Greek Fishbase
Marrajo Spanish Fishbase
Marrajo sardinero Spanish Fishbase
Neushaai Dutch Fishbase
Pixxiplamptu Maltese Fishbase
Porbeagle English Fishbase
Porbeagle shark English Fishbase
Porbeale shark English Fishbase
Psina atlantska Serbian Fishbase
Rechinul scrumbiilor Romanian Fishbase
Requin-taupe commun French Fishbase
Sildehaj Danish Fishbase
Sillhaj Swedish Fishbase
Sillihai Finnish Fishbase
Skylopsaro Greek Fishbase
Smeriglio Italian Fishbase
Tonil Albanian Fishbase
Tubarâo-sardo Portuguese Fishbase
Zarlacz sledziowy Polish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Squalus glaucus (non Linnaeus , 1758)
Squalus cornubicus Gmelin, 1789
Squalus pennanti Walbaum, 1792
Lamna pennanti (Walbaum, 1792)
Squalus monensis Shaw, 1804
Squalus cornubiensis Pennant, 1812
Squalus selanonus Leach, 1818
Selanonius walkeri Fleming, 1828
Lamna punctata Storer, 1839
Oxyrhina daekayi Gill, 1861
Lamna philippii Perez Canto, 1886
Squalus nasus Bonnaterre, 1788
Lamna whitleyi Phillipps, 1935
Lanna nasus (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Lamna cornubica (Gmelin, 1789)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Species+ Species+ by UNEP-WCMC
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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