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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