Whitetip weasel shark

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Whitetip weasel shark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Hemigaleidae
Genus: Paragaleus
Species: P. leucolomatus
Binomial name
Paragaleus leucolomatus
Compagno & Smale, 1985
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The whitetip weasel shark, Paragaleus leucolomatus, is a weasel shark of the family Hemigaleidae. Only one specimen, caught off Kosi Bay, South Africa, is known. This specimen was 96 cm long.

Reproduction is viviparous.

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