Species Details

@Randall, John E.

Milk Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Rhizoprionodon acutus
Family : Carcharhinidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Grey Dogshark
Habitat : Continental shelves,sandy beaches,estuaries
Description : Milk Shark is a small and slender bodied shrak.Snout is very long and depressed.Anal fin is larger than the second dorsal fin.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Razia Sultana Setu, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 24). photo credit and copyright:Randall, John E. ([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se