Pelagic Thresher Shark

Alopias pelagicus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Alopias pelagicus
Other names Small Tooth Thresher Shark, Pelagic Thresher
Size Up to 3.65 m (12 ft)
Weight Up to 88 kg (194 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Offshore, open ocean waters, sometimes found near atoll lagoons, seamounts & deep coral reef drop offs
Depth Range 0 - 350 m (1,148 ft)
Pelagic Thresher Shark Distribution
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