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Threat Level: low
Scientific name......Carcharhinus Amblyrhynchoides
The graceful shark is a largish shark with conspicuous white flank mark, often black-tipped fins. Fairly short, wedge-shaped pointed snout, fairly large eyes, large gill slits, no interdorsal ridge, moderately large pectoral fins, large triangular first dorsal and moderately large second dorsal, both with short rear tip.
The maximum recorded size is approximately 5.6 feet.
They are gray or gray-brown on dorsal surface, white or cream underneath, ventral lobe of caudal fin black or dusky-tipped, sometimes inconspicuously.
Graceful sharks probably feeds mostly on fish.
They are found in Tropical Indo-west Pacific: Gulf of Aden to Philippines and northwestern Australia. They inhabit coastal-paelagic on continental and insular shelves.
Viviparous, very little known.
No known attacks.
Near threatened. Taken and landed as bycatch in commercial fisheries.
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