Galapagos Shark

Carcharhinus galapagensis
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Carcharhinus galapagensis
Family Whaler Shark / Carcharhinidae
Size Up to 3.7 m (12 ft)
Weight Up to 85.5 kg (188 lb)

Distribution

Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal & offshore waters, oceanic islands & seamounts often near coral & rocky bottoms
Depth Range 0 - 285 m (935 ft)
Galapagos Shark Distribution
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