Fossil Shark

Hemipristis elongata
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Hemipristis elongata
Other names Snaggletooth Shark
Size Up to 2.4 m (7.8 ft)
Weight Over 50 kg (110 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Shallow coastal to offshore waters on or near the bottom, inshore bays to deeper areas of the continental shelf
Depth Range 1 - 130 m (3 - 426 ft)
Fossil Shark Distribution