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school shark, tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)
Subject: school shark, tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)
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school shark, tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)

Galeorhinus galeus (Aquarium of the Bay)
Author D Ross Robertson

The school shark (Galeorhinus galeus) is a houndshark of the family Triakidae, and the only member of the genus Galeorhinus. Common names also include tope shark, soupfin shark, and snapper shark. It is found worldwide in temperate seas at depths down to about 800 m. It can grow to nearly 2 m long. It feeds both in midwater and near the seabed, and its reproduction is ovoviviparous. This shark is caught in fisheries for its flesh, its fins, and its liver, which has a very high vitamin A content.
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae
Genus: Galeorhinus
Species: Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Carcharhinus cyrano Whitley, 1930
Eugaleus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Galeorhinus australis (Macleay, 1881)
Galeorhinus chilensis (Pérez Canto, 1886)
Galeorhinus vitaminicus de Buen, 1950
Galeorhinus zyopterus Jordan & Gilbert, 1883
Galeus australis Macleay, 1881
Galeus canis Bonaparte, 1834
Galeus chilensis Pérez Canto, 1886
Galeus communis Owen, 1853
Galeus linnei Malm, 1877
Galeus molinae Philippi, 1887
Galeus nilssoni Bonaparte, 1846
Galeus vulgaris Fleming, 1828
Galeus zyopterus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1883)
Notogaleus australis (Macleay, 1881)
Notogaleus rhinophanes (Péron, 1807)
Squalus galeusLinnaeus, 1758
Squalus rhinophanes Péron, 1807

Scientific Name: Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names:
English – Tope, Oil Shark, Penny Dog, Rig, School Shark, Snapper Shark, Soupfin, Soupie, Southern Tope, Sweet William, Tiburon, Liver-oil Shark, Toper, Tope Shark, Vitamin Shark, Whithound, Miller's Dog
French – Chien De Mer, Cagnot, Canicule, Haut, Milandré, Palloun, Requin-hâ, Tchi, Touille
Spanish – Bosti, Bostrich, Cacao, Ca Marí, Cassó, Cazón, Gat, Musola, Musola Carallo, Pez Calzón, Pez Peine, Tiburón Trompa De Cristal, Tiburón Vitamínico, Tiburón Aceitoso
Galeorhinus cyrano Whitley, 1930
Galeorhinus vitaminicus de Buen, 1950
Galeus molinae Philippi, 1887
Notogaleus rhinophanes (Péron, 1807)
Squalus galeus Linnaeus, 1758
Galeorhinus zyopterus Jordan and Gilbert, 1883

soupfin shark
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