Scientific Name
Carcharodon carcharias  
Carcharodon carcharias食人鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Linnaeus, 1758) Depth 0 - 1280M
Chinese 食人鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鼠鯊科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F022 Lamnidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 噬人鯊 
Max Length 594 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 大白鯊、食人鮫、馬加舅 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North East 
Habitats Ocean、Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality Mediterranean Sea, northeastern Atlantic, western Atlantic [original:  
Synonyms Carcharias atwoodi, Carcharias lamia, Carcharias maso, Carcharias verus, Carcharias vorax, Carcharias vulgaris, Carcharodon albimors, Carcharodon capensis, Carcharodon rondeletii, Carcharodon smithi, Carcharodon smithii, Squalus caninus, Squalus carcharias ...all 16..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-圓口綱及軟骨魚綱(朱等, 2001);FAO Species Catalogue, Vol.4 Sharks of the world  Bigelow, H.B. etc. 1958 Pike, G.C. 1962 Garrick, J. A. F. etc. 1963 William F. Royce 1963 Follett, W.I. 1974 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 Randall, J. E. 1987 Nakano, H. etc. 1987 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 朱元鼎, 孟慶聞 等編 2001 
Specimen List ASIZP0806210. ASIZP0915913. ASIZP0916210. FRIP00193.  
Barcode2015-12-01,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100% 2015-12-01,Chia-Hao Chang,CO1,100%
Common Name Shark; White pointer; White death; White shark; Man-eater shark; Great white shark; Man eater; Maneater; Man-eater; Mango-taniwha; Mango-ururoa 
Redlist Status VU IUCN Redlist: Vulnerable(VU) A1cd+2cd 2000-06-30  CITES Appendix 2 CITES Appendix 2 
Characteristic Trunk fusiform and moderately slender to stout. Head shorter than trunk. Snout moderately long, pointed and conical, but not greatly elongated, flattened or bladelike. Gill openings large, extending onto dorsal surface of head, and all anterior to pectoral fin bases. Internal gill slits without gillrakers. Anterior and lateral teeth are narrow and awl or bladelike to broad, compressed and triangular. First dorsal fin large, high, erect and angular. Second dorsal and anal fin much smaller than 1st dorsal fin, and with pivoting bases. Pectoral fins long and narrow. Pelvic fins small, much smaller than 1st dorsal fin but larger than 2nd dorsal fin. Caudal fin lunate. Precaudal pits present, caudal peduncle strongly depressed and with strong keels.
habitats This is a very active shark species. Its often occurs close inshore to the surfline and even penetrates shallow bays in continental coastal waters, but also prefers offshore continental islands. Ovoviviparous, a litter of 9 young was reported from Mediter 
Distribution Western Atlantic from Newfoundland to Florida, Bahamas, Cuba, northern Gulf of Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. Eastern Atlantic from France to Mediterranean, Madeira, Canary Island, Senegal, Ghana, Zaire. Western Indian Ocean including South Africa, Seychel 
Utility This species mostly taken as a bycatch of fisheries of other sharks and other fishes, by longlines, hook-and-line, fixed bottom gillnets, traps, herring weirs, trammel nets, harpoons, bottom and pelagic trawls, and purse seines. Utilized fresh, dried salt