Red List Category
Red List Criteria
The Borneo Shark (Carcharhinus borneensis) is known from very few records (most from Borneo), none of which are more recent than 1937. It was not recorded in the extensive George Vanderbilt Foundation shark collections in Thailand and Hong Kong (housed at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, USA), the 1996/97 IUCN/SSC Shark Specialist Group and Sabah Fisheries Department survey of marine sharks in markets in Sabah, Borneo (Malaysia), or the 2000/01 WWF shark biodiversity study in the Philippines. Past records of this species are all from areas that have been and are being heavily exploited by artisanal and commercial fisheries and it is likely that these activities have detrimentally affected the Borneo Shark population.