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Sandbar shark


The sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) is a species of requiem shark, and part of the family Carcharhinidae, native to the Atlantic Ocean and the ...

Sandbar Shark - Chesapeake Bay Program


Also known as the brown shark, the sandbar shark is a stocky shark that visits the grassy shallows of the lower and middle Chesapeake Bay in summer and ...

Aquarium of the Pacific | Online Learning Center | Sandbar Shark


One of the world's largest coastal sharks, sandbar sharks are the most common species swimming along the US Atlantic coast. Their genus name Carcharhinus,  ...

National Aquarium | Sandbar Shark


This species gets its common name from the sandy and muddy flats, bays and estuaries in which it's commonly found. Also known as the “brown shark along the ...

Carcharhinus plumbeus (Sandbar Shark) - IUCN Red List


Tagging, age and growth studies show that Sandbar Sharks are long-lived, with low fecundity and are consequently very vulnerable to over-fishing. This species  ...

Sandbar Sharks, Carcharhinus plumbeus ~ MarineBio.org


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

ADW: Carcharhinus plumbeus: INFORMATION


Sandbar sharks are found worldwide in tropical and warm temperate waters. These sharks can be found in the western Atlantic, the eastern Atlantic, the western ...

Sandbar Shark | Tennessee Aquarium


Also known as brown sharks, sandbar sharks exhibit the typical appearance and behavior that people associate with sharks. They are ram ventilators, which ...

Sandbar Shark


The sandbar shark is one of the largest coastal pelagic sharks, and can be eight feet long. True to its name, it's often found in sandy or muddy areas close to land  ...

Sandbar Shark - Species Profiles of Fish and Wildlife in Florida


These sharks are both predators and scavengers. Feeding occurs chiefly near the bottom on fish and shellfish. Sandbar sharks migrate long distances and they  ...

Sandbar Shark
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes Family: Carcharhinidae Genus: Carcharhinus
Species: Carcharhinus plumbeus
The sandbar shark's most distinguishing characteristic is its taller than average first dorsal fin, which originates above or slightly anterior to the pectoral axis. It has a bluntly rounded snout that is shorter than the width of... More »
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Carcharhinus plumbeus :: Florida Museum of Natural History


Common names in the English language includes brown shark, queriman shark, sandbar shark, shark, and thickskin shark. Other names are arenero (Spanish), ...

Sandbar shark videos, photos and facts - Carcharhinus plumbeus ...


Learn more about the Sandbar shark - with amazing Sandbar shark videos, photos and facts on ARKive.

Sandbar shark, Coastal Waters, Fishes, Carcharhinus plumbeus at ...


But it still puts large sharks in close proximity to other fish that might just look like lunch. That's one reason we host beautiful sandbar sharks—they play well with ...