Oceanic Whitetip Shark

Carcharhinus longimanus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Carcharhinus longimanus
Other names Oceanic Whitetipped Whaler, Whitetip Whaler
Size Up to 4 m (13 ft)
Weight Up to 167 kg (368 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Deeper oceanic waters beyond the continental shelf throughout the water column
Depth Range 0 - 230 m (754 ft)
Oceanic Whitetip Shark Distribution