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Dusky Shark
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Carcharhinus obscurus
Family Name:
Carcharhinidae

Weight:
160-180 kg
(350-395 lbs)

Color:
bluish gray above and white below

Diet:
bottom and pelagic bony fish, sharks, skates, rays, cephalopods, gastropods, crustaceans, sometimes mammalian carrion and inorganic objects

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Dusky Shark

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Dusky Shark Description
  The Dusky Shark has a long pointed snout, long pectoral fins and a low ridge between the dorsal fins. The first dorsal fin is tall and the tail is heterocercal . The teeth are serrated. Those in the upper jaw are broad and triangular. The lower jaw teeth are more slender.  
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