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Pacific Sharpnose Shark

Rhizoprionodon longurio (Jordan & Gilbert 1882)

Rhizoprionodon longurio (Pacific Sharpnose Shark) is a species of modern sharks in the family requiem sharks. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 154 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 33 attributes, including:

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