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Carcharhinus limbatus (Blacktip Shark) is a species of modern sharks in the family requiem sharks. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Indian Ocean. Individuals can grow to 340 cm. Reproduction is viviparous and iteroparous. They rely on swimming and carcharhiniform to move around.

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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/carcharhiniform
  • Definition: Body/caudal fin propulsion, retaining eel-like body movements and exploiting interactions between the sidewash from an anterior median fin with the next posterior fin, increasing its effective angle of attack
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Blacktip Shark. View this species on GBIF