Lamiopsis temminckii

Species: Lamiopsis temminckii

English Name: Broadfin Shark

Chinese Name:  小眼真鯊

Family: Carcharhinidae


The Broadfin Shark is grey or yellow-grey above, lighter below, and visible markings. Can grow up to a length of 170 cm. Lives in coastal, inshore waters. Preys on small fishes and invertebrates. Used for human consumption.

© 1984 Compagno, L.J.V.

© 1984 Compagno, L.J.V.

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– Compagno, L.J.V., 1984. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 4. Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Part 2 – Carcharhiniformes. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(4/2):251-655. Rome: FAO.