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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)

Synonyms:

Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)
Squalus carcharias Linnaeus, 1758, ed. X: 235 ('Habitat in Europa'). Type unknown.
Carcharias lamia Rafinesque, 1810, Indice Ittiol. sicil.: 44 (Sicily), substituted for Squalus carcharias Linnaeus, 1758. Type: unknown.
Carcharodon rondeletii Müller & Henle, 1841, Syst. Beschr. Plagiost.: 70. Type: unknown.
Carcharodon carcharias: Gill, 1862c: 398 Garman, 1913: 32, pl. 5 (fig. 5-9) Lozano Rey, 1928: 388, fig. 126 (Portugal, Spain, Minorca) Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948b: 142-145 (synonymy); 1953b: 25 (habitat) Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 89, fig. 52. (Portugal) Tortonese, 1956: 111, fig. 55 (Italy, Mediterranean) Aasen & Myklevoll, 1965: 8, fig. 4 Bini, 1967: 47, fig. Quérb et al., 1978: 429, fig. 1-2.
Carcharodon rondeletii: Duméril, 1865: 411, pl. 7 (fig. 7) (Mediterranean, Algeria, Atlantic) Bocage & Brito Capello, 1866: 13 (Portugal) Soljan, 1948: 56 (Adriatic).
Carcharodon lamia: Moreau, 1881: 302 (France) Belloc, 1934: 138 (Morocco).


Common names:

Great white shark [En]
Grand requin blanc [Fr]
Menschenhai [De]
Jaqueton blanco [Es]
kalb bahr [Ar]
skylopsaro sbrillios [He]
pas liudozder [Hr]
pescecane [It]
tubarão-come-homens [Pr]
geldevaja akula [Ru]

Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)