The lemon shark is a large stocky, blunt nosed shark with two dorsal fins of similar size. The first dorsal fin is low and positioned posterior to the pectoral fins, the second dorsal is of similar shape and size and positioned...
The lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris) is a stocky and powerful shark. A
member of the family Carcharhinidae, lemon sharks can grow to 10 feet (3.0 m) in
The lemon shark is mainly found in the gulf of mexico and the southern coast of
the United States. This shark is yellow in color which is where the name derives.
Taxonomy. Poey first described the lemon shark in 1868 and named it Hypoprion
brevirostris, later renaming it Negaprion brevirostris. The lemon shark has also ...
are found in the Atlantic Ocean from New Jersey to Brazil, and the Gulf of Mexico, Bahamas and Caribbean. These sharks
may be caught commercially for their meat, skin (which is turned into leather), liver (for the oil) and fins . Accessed July 31, 2012. More »
The lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris) is requiem shark that is fairly common
along the southeast coast of the USA. It has long, knife-like teeth which is used ...
The Lemon Shark, also known as the Negaprion Brevirostris, is the best known
and most researched of all sharks. Unlike most sharks, the Lemon is able to ...
Find out what's known about Lemon Sharks, Negaprion brevirostris,
Elasmobranchii, Carcharhiniformes, Carcharhinidae, including their world range
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This assessment is based on the information published in the 2005 shark status
survey (Fowler et al. 2005). The Lemon Shark (Negaprion brevirostris) is a large