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COMMON NAME: Requiem Sharks

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Carcharhinidae sp.

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FAMILY: Carcharhinidae


LENGTH: 1-5.5m

  • Over 60 known species of reqium shark make up the family Carcharhinidae, the largest of which is the Tiger Shark Galeocerdo cuvier

  • Cartilaginous fish, five to seven gill slits on the sides of the head, and pectoral fins that are not fused to the head

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