Species Details


Glyphis glyphis

Speartooth shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Glyphis glyphis
Family : Carcharhinidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chrodata
Habitat : Inshore
Description : Speartooth shark is a very rare species.It has wide head and a flattened snout.Teeth of the upper jaw triangular and and lower jaw spear-like.
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