Species Details


Tope Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Galeorhinus galeus
Family : Triakidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Tope
Habitat : Continental and insular shelves
Description : Tope Shark is a large shark.Snout long and pointed.Mouth large.Teeth small and blade like.Upperside of body greyish and back side white.Young bears black markings on fins.
description written by: Razia Sultana Setu, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: www.fishbase.se photo credit and copyright:FAO([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se