Spinner Shark

Carcharhinus brevipinna
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Carcharhinus brevipinna
Other names Eastern Sand Shark, Inkytail Shark, Longnose Grey Shark, Smoothfang Shark
Size Up to 2.7 m (8.8 ft)
Weight Up to 89 kg (196 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters in bays, river mouths, beaches and open offshore waters
Depth Range 1 - 75 m (3 - 246 ft)
Spinner Shark Distribution