Genus Glyphis


Summary:
A poorly known genus of river sharks with four species, two of which occur in Australian waters. River sharks are adapted to life in both marine and freshwaters.
Author: Dianne J. Bray

Cite this page as:
Dianne J. Bray, Glyphis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 07 Mar 2021, http://136.154.202.208/home/genus/582

References


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Berra, T.M. 2010. Clarification of field characters for three freshwater sharks and a photographic atlas of Glyphis glyphis and G. garricki from Adelaide River, Northern Territory, Australia. The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 26: 109–114

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Peverell, S.C., McPherson, G.R., Garrett, R.N. & Gribble, N.A. 2006. New records of the river shark Glyphis (Carcharhinidae) reported from Cape York Peninsula, northern Australia. Zootaxa 1233: 53–68.

Roberts, T.R. 2007. A new record for the speartooth carcharhinid shark Glyphis glyphis from Pulo Condor, South China Sea. Natural History Bulletin of the Siam Society 54(2): 279–283

Thorburn, D.C. & Morgan, D.L. 2004. The northern river shark Glyphis sp. C (Carcharhinidae) discovered in Western Australia. Zootaxa 685: 1–8

Thorburn, DC, Peverell, S, Stevens, JD, Last, PR  & Rowland, AJ (2003). Status of Freshwater and Estuarine Elasmobranchs in Northern Australia. Report to Natural Heritage Trust, Canberra, Australia. 

Whitty, J.M., Phillips, N.M., Morgan, D.L., Chaplin, J.A., Thorburn, D.C. & Peverell, S.C. 2008. Habitat associations of Freshwater Sawfish (Pristis microdon) and Northern River Shark (Glyphis sp. C): including genetic analysis of P. microdon across northern Australia. Report to the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Australian Government. 75 pp.