Species Details


Snaggletooth Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Hemipristis elongata
Family : Hemigaleidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chrodata
Habitat : Marine neritic
Description : Snaggletooth Shark is a slender bodied shark.Snout long and broadly rounded.Body light grey or bronzy in colour.Any prominent markings on body is absent.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Razia Sultana Setu, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: www.iucnredlist.org photo credit and copyright:FAO([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se