Sandbar Shark

Carcharhinus plumbeus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Carcharhinus plumbeus
Other names Northern Whaler Shark, Sand Shark, Thickskin Shark
Size Up to 2.4 m (7.8 ft)
Weight Up to 118 kg (260 lb)

Distribution

Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal & offshore waters, common in estuaries, bays & harbours in sandy & muddy areas near reefs
Depth Range 0 - 280 m (918 ft)
Sandbar Shark Distribution
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