Species Details


Scoliodon laticaudus

Spadenose Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Scoliodon laticaudus
Family : Carcharhinidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Dog Shark,Yellow Dogfish
Habitat : Estuaries,coastal waters
Description : The body of Spadenose Shark is slender,weak.Eyes,Teeth are small.Head trowel shaped.Upper side of the body is brownish,bronzy grey,weak golden coloured.Fins are darker than the body.
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:FAO([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se