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Bignose shark


The bignose shark (Carcharhinus altimus) is a species of requiem shark, in the family Carcharhinidae. Distributed worldwide in tropical and subtropical waters, ...

Bignose Sharks, Carcharhinus altimus ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Bignose Sharks, Carcharhinus altimus, Elasmobranchii, Carcharhiniformes, Carcharhinidae, including their world range and ...

Carcharhinus altimus (Bignose Shark) - IUCN Red List


The Bignose Shark (Carcharhinus altimus) is a deepwater, diurnally migrating ... Reported catches are small, but shark bycatch in longline fisheries is not ...

Bignose Shark - Carcharhinus altimus - Details - Encyclopedia of Life


Descriptions and articles about the Bignose Shark, scientifically known as Carcharhinus altimus in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Comprehensive.

Carcharhinus altimus, Bignose shark : fisheries - FishBase


Circumglobal, with patchy records in tropical and warm seas (Ref. 9997). Western Atlantic: Florida, USA to Venezuela. Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Ghana,  ...

Bignose shark - Sarasota Fins


Oct 11, 2015 ... This shark doesn't have the most flattering of names. I mean, “bignose.” Come on, that sounds like an elementary-school nickname this poor ...

Marine Species Identification Portal : Bignose shark - Carcharhinus ...


Description, classification, synonyms, distribution map and images of Carcharhinus altimus - Bignose shark.

Featured Elasmobranch – Bignose Shark – Pacific Shark Research ...


Nov 5, 2009 ... Habitat: The bignose shark can be found offshore in deeper waters from 90 m to at least 430 m on the outer continental shelves and upper ...

Goblin Shark - Freaky Deep Sea Big Nose | Animal Pictures and ...


Goblin Shark - Freaky deep sea big nose shark is something you hope to only see on nature programs.

Bignose Shark, Carcharhinus altimus - Marine Life Photography


Home > Fishes > Sharks > Carcharhinus altimus. Family Carcharhinidae. HAWAII . Carcharhinus altimus. Koloa Landing, Kaua'i, 25 feet. BIGNOSE SHARK ...

Bignose Shark
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes Family: Carcharhinidae Genus: Carcharhinus
Species: Carcharhinus altimus
The bignose shark is large and slender with a long, broad and bluntly pointed snout from which it gets its common name. The well developed nasal flaps are prominent. The interdorsal ridge is high and conspicuous. The pectoral... More »
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Carcharhinus altimus :: Florida Museum of Natural History


English language common names include bignose shark and Knopp's shark. Other names used to refer to this species are baboso (Spanish), grootneushaai ...

BIGNOSE SHARK (Carcharhinus altimus)


BIGNOSE SHARK. Carcharhinus altimus. SIZE. To about 9 ft (2.7 m). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS. Snout long and bluntly pointed to rounded, as long ...

Bignose shark (Carcharhinus altimus) - Shark Foundation


Jun 16, 2004 ... Appearance. Large shark with a rounded or bluntly pointed snout. Prominent nasal flaps. Nearly straight pectoral fins. The origin of the first ...