Australian Blacktip Shark

Carcharhinus tilstoni
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Carcharhinus tilstoni
Other names Blacktip Shark, Blacktip Whaler, Tilston's Whaler Shark, Whitley's Blacktip Shark
Size Up to 2 m (6.5 ft)
Weight Up to 52 kg (114 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal & offshore waters free swimming throughout the water column
Depth Range 0 - 150 m (492 ft)
Australian Blacktip Shark Distribution