Species Details


Glyphis gangeticus

Ganges Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Glyphis gangeticus
Family : Carcharhinidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chrodata
Habitat : Freshwater,inshore,marine,estuarise
Description : The snout of Ganges Shark is small and broadly rounded.Nostrils small.First dorsal fin is much larger than the second.Backside Grey,becoming dull white on
belly.Greyish fins present.
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