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Prionace glauca is a species of modern sharks in the family requiem sharks. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are native to Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, and Pacific Ocean. They are solitary, diurnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 400 cm. Reproduction is viviparous and iteroparous. They have parental care (female provides care). 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 Prionace glauca (Linnaeus 1758). View this species on GBIF