Blue Shark

Prionace glauca
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Prionace glauca
Other names Blue Whaler Shark, Blue Whalers, Great Blue, Great Blue Shark
Size Up to 3.8 m (12 ft)
Weight Over 205 kg (452 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Offshore, oceanic waters throughout the water column generally over the continental shelf
Depth Range 0 - 350 m (1,148 ft)
Blue Shark Distribution