Species Details

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White-cheek Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Carcharhinus dussumieri
Family : Carcharhinidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : White-cheeked Whaler Shark,Widemouth Blackspot Shark
Habitat : Continental shelves,insular shelves
Description : White-cheek Shark is a small,typical shark.Long and rounded snout present.First dorsal fin is small,broad, triangular.Upper surface of body is grey to brown.Ventral surface white.
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:Rezvani, S. Gilkolaei ([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se