The silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis), also known by numerous names such
as blackspot shark, grey whaler shark, olive shark, ridgeback shark, sickle ...
Carcharhinus falciformis. Named for the silky look of its skin, the silky shark tends
to be long and slender, with slightly shorter dorsal fin (top), and elongated ...
Find out what's known about Silky Sharks, Carcharhinus falciformis,
Elasmobranchii, Carcharhiniformes, Carcharhinidae, including their world range
Silky Sharks are the most commonly caught species of shark in the purse seine
fishery for ... Silky Sharks are taken as a target or bycatch of both commercial and
Silky shark (from Latin Carcharhinus falciformis) belongs to the family of requiem
sharks (Carcharhinidae) of order Carcharhiniformes. Like most of the requiem ...
Silky sharks are found throughout the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans
between 40°N latitude and 40°S latitude. They favor sub-tropical waters and are
The Silky Shark (Carcharhinus falciformis), is a large pelagic (found in open
waters) shark of tropical and warm temperate seas. The Silky shark is found ...
Jun 13, 2012 ... Silky sharks can be found in oceanic and coastal areas in tropical waters around
the globe. They are both targeted and caught as bycatch and ...
A large, slim shark with a moderately long, flat and rounded snout, large eyes,
small jaws, and oblique-cusped teeth with serrations; 2nd dorsal fin low and with
Apr 29, 2016 ... A diver off the coast of Florida captured video of his encounter with a group of
large silky sharks that allowed him to get close and even stroke ...