Sliteye shark

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Sliteye shark
Loxodon macrorhinus csiro-nfc.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Carcharhinidae
Genus: Loxodon
J. P. Müller & Henle, 1838
Species: L. macrorhinus
Binomial name
Loxodon macrorhinus
J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839
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Range of the sliteye shark

The sliteye shark (Loxodon macrorhinus) is a species of requiem shark, in the family Carcharhinidae, and the only member of its genus. It is found in the tropical waters of the Indo-West Pacific between latitudes 34° N and 30° S, from depths of 7 to 100 m. It can reach a length of about 95 cm.

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