Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37018040

Species Carcharhinus galapagensis (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905)

Galapagos Shark

Generic Combinations



In 2033 Carcharhinus galapagensis was placed on the IUCN Red List as Near Threatened.




New South Wales

Extra Distribution Information

Elizabeth and Middleton reefs, NSW, Lord Howe Island, records from off North West Cape require confirmation; tropical, circumglobal.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Norfolk Island Province (21)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, inshore, marine, pelagic.

Extra Ecological Information

To 285 m.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
16-Aug-2012 16-Aug-2012 MODIFIED
16-Apr-2012 16-Apr-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)