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Spinner Shark
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes Family: Carcharhinidae Genus: Carcharhinus
Species: Carcharhinus brevipinna
This shark has a slender build with a long, pointed snout. The lower jaw has a distinct notch along the trailing edge. The eyes are round and small in size. The first dorsal fin is small and semifalcate, originating above and behind... More » · More images »

Spinner shark

The spinner shark (Carcharhinus brevipinna) is a species of requiem shark, in the family Carcharhinidae, named for the spinning leaps it makes as a part of its ...

FLMNH Ichthyology Department: Spinner Shark

Taxonomy. Müller & Henle first described the spinner shark as Carcharias brevipinna in 1839. Shortly thereafter, this shark went through a series of name ...

Fact Sheet: Spinner Shark - Shark Info

A tagged spinner shark (Carcharhinus brevipinna). The colored remains of the injected oxytetracyclin can still be seen around the tag below the dorsal fin (see ...

Spinner Sharks, Carcharhinus brevipinna ~

Find out what's known about Spinner Sharks, Carcharhinus brevipinna, Elasmobranchii, Carcharhiniformes, Carcharhinidae, including their world range and ... Sharks&v=Qqi0263h238
Jun 3, 2009 ... I was watching Discovery channel's North America. For the first time they filmed a Hammerhead shark pursuing and eating a spinner shark next ... Sharks&v=8F-XaL39j_k
Feb 1, 2009 ... Please visit Video shot by: user/rushreef WestEnd Films HUTCHINSON ISLAND, shark ...

Spinner shark underwater - ARKive

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

Spinner Shark Bite | Untamed and Uncut | Animal Planet

When two friends' curiosity tempts them to catch a spinner shark, one gets too close and feels the sharp sting of a 120 pound Spinner Shark clamp down on his  ...

Carcharhinus brevipinna (Spinner Shark)

Range Description: The Spinner Shark is cosmopolitan in warm temperate, subtropical and tropical continental and insular shelf waters. It is known from off ...

Popular Q&A
Q: Where are spinner sharks found?
A: It is. found. from coastal to offshore habitats to a depth of 100 m (330 ft) Read More »
Q: Where are spinner sharks located?
A: Western Atlantic: North Carolina down to Florida, the Bahamas, Cuba and the Read More »
Q: What is a spinner shark?
A: The spinner shark is found in the western Atlantic from North Carolina (U.S.) to the northern... Read More »
Q: Are the dusky and the spinner shark related?
A: Yes they are both sharks. Read More »
Q: What is the average gestation period of a spinner shark?
A: Like other requiem sharks, the spinner shark is viviparous. Adult females have a single functional ovary and two functional uteruses; each uterus is divided int... Read More »