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The finetooth shark (Carcharhinus isodon) is a species of requiem shark, in the family Carcharhinidae, found in the western Atlantic Ocean, from North Carolina to Brazil. It forms large schools in shallow, coastal waters, and migrates seasonally following warm water. A relatively small, slender-bodied shark, the finetooth ...


Carcharhinus isodon. The finetooth shark has a small, slender body and a long, pointed nose and large eyes. It gets its name from its rows of small, fine, clear teeth in its wide mouth. This social shark forms schools to hunt small bony fish like menhanden and mullet, sometimes energetically chasing them into the beach surf.


The Finetooth Shark (Carcharhinus isodon) is a coastal species occurring in shallow waters from the intertidal to depths of ~20 m. It is predominantly distributed in US waters in the western Atlantic and the northern Gulf of México where it is locally common. In South America, it is reported from São Paulo to Santa Catarina ...


Snout pointed, shorter than width of mouth; gill slits long; Fins unmarked, pectoral fin undersides pure white; First dorsal fin originating behind insertion of pectoral fins along inner margin; Color bluish-gray above, white below; Teeth slender, erect, smooth or irregularly serrated; similar in both jaws; No interdorsal ridge ...


Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA to Cuba, the Gulf of Mexico, and southern Brazil to Uruguay (Ref. 58839). Occurrence in the eastern Atlantic, specifically in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau have not been confirmed, and may be based on Carcharhinus brevipinna.


Body elongate, slender; snout moderately long and pointed; color gray-blue above, white below, white horizontal band on sides; no coloration except on edges fin tips; origin of 2nd dorsal fin over origin of anal fin, labial folds (in the corners of the mouth) short; no interdorsal ridge; upper teeth narrow, nearly symmetrical; ...


Description, classification, synonyms, distribution map and images of Carcharhinus isodon - Finetooth shark.

Jul 9, 2016 ... Caught a nice little fine tooth shark today 7/9/16 off assateague beach. # paddlingbaitcatchesmoresharks!


Shark, Finetooth. Shape. Synonyms. n/a. Edibility. n/a. Regulations. Notice to anglers: regulations on this page are location specific. Depending on your location, you could be in multiple regulation areas. To ensure you're looking at regulations based on your current location or latitude/longitude, Download the Fish Rules ...