Whitetip weasel shark

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Whitetip weasel shark
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, has been caught. That specimen was 96 cm long.

The reproduction of this shark is viviparous.

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