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Critically Endangered - #43 Oceanic Whitetip Shark (Endangered species) 2021

The_Nature_PlugSep 15, 2021, 9:59:26 AM

The Oceanic Whitetip Shark or also known as the Brown Milbert's Sand Bar Shark, Brown Shark, Lesser White Shark, Nigano Shark, Oceanic White-tipped Whaler, and Silvertip Shark is a species of shark native that can be found in tropical and warm temperate seas worldwide and is listed as critically endangered. 

Reasons for critically endangered status - Commercial Fishing and Bycatch.

Conservation efforts - Little effort has been shown to protect the Oceanic Whitetip Shark.

Oceanic Whitetip Shark Facts - 

Science Name: Carcharhinus longimanus

Size: 3 - 4 m

Weight: 92 - 170 kg

Native Locations: tropical warm water worldwide

Lifespan: 25 - 36 years

Conservation status: Critically Endangered (CR)


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