Species Details

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Silky Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Carcharhinus falciformis
Family : Carcharhinidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Sickle Shark
Habitat : Continental shelves,insular shelves,open sea,inshore areas
Description : Silky Shark is a large shark.A moderately long and rounded snout present.Large eyes and small jaws present.First dorsal fin is small and rounded at tip.
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:Cada, Robbie N. - Former FB staff ([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se