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Atlantic Sharpnose Shark

Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (Richardson 1836)

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Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (Atlantic Sharpnose Shark) is a species of modern sharks in the family requiem sharks. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 110 cm. They rely on 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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EOL has data for 41 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Atlantic Sharpnose Shark. View this species on GBIF