Carcharias ornatus Agassiz 1856 (sand shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Alternative combination: Lamna ornata

Belongs to Carcharias according to D. S. Jordan and H. Hanibal 1923

See also Hay 1902 and Jordan 1907

Sister taxa: Carcharias (Odontaspis), Carcharias acutissima, Carcharias acutus, Carcharias clavata, Carcharias clavatus, Carcharias collata, Carcharias eocaenus, Carcharias gibbesii, Carcharias gustrowensis, Carcharias lomitae, Carcharias melanopterus, Carcharias reticulata, Carcharias sanctaecrucis, Carcharias striatula, Carcharias taurus, Carcharias tenuis, Carcharias victoriae, Carcharias virgatulus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Carcharias ornatus in the database

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