The bigeye thresher (Alopias superciliosus) is a species of thresher shark, family
Alopiidae, found in temperate and tropical oceans worldwide. Like other ...
The bigeye thresher has the long tail of most thresher sharks (nearly half its body
length is the upper caudal lobe or top half of the tail), but this one gets its name ...
Its huge, upward-mounted eyes immediately mark the Bigeye Thresher Shark (
Alopias superciliosus) as a deep-sea predator that hunts its prey from far below.
Field Marks, Upper caudal lobe long and curving, nearly as long as rest of shark;
no labial furrows at mouth corners; lateral teeth without basal cusplets; eyes ...
There are three species of thresher sharks: the thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus;
the pelagic thresher shark, Alopias pelagicus; and the bigeye thresher, ...
Apr 28, 2015 ... Because of the threats to the bigeye thresher shark, Defenders is filing a petition
asking NMFS to list the species under the Endangered ...
Image of Alopias superciliosus (Bigeye thresher). Alopias ... Elasmobranchii (
sharks and rays) > Lamniformes (Mackerel sharks) > Alopiidae (Thresher sharks)
... 18979, 04/01/2016. Status review of common and bigeye thresher sharks, 03/
2016. 90-day Finding on petition to list the Bigeye thresher shark under the ESA.
Dec 8, 2015 ... Bigeye threshers reach maturity at around 300-350 cm for both males and ... are
not complete for bigeye thresher sharks in the Pacific Ocean.
The largest known Thresher Sharks reach a length of more than 6 meters (20ft)
and weigh 600 kilograms (216 pounds). Bigeye Threshers are normally the ...