Species Details


Carcharhinus macloti

Hardnose Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Carcharhinus macloti
Family : Carcharhinidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Maclot’s Shark
Habitat : Continental shelves,insular shelves
Description : Hardnose Shark is a small shark.It is a slender bodied shark.Snout is long,narrowly rounded and somewhat pointed.Spiracle absent.Both dorsal fins are small.But first dorsal fin with an extremely long rear 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:FAO([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se