Pseudoginglymostoma brevicaudatum — Overview

Short-tail Nurse Shark learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

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A little-known inshore bottom shark of the continental and insular shelves. Well adapted to lie amongst coral reefs due to its tough skin (Ref. 391); depth data not available (Ref. 43278). Breeding and feeding habits are unknown. Presumably oviparous (Ref. 50449). Survives for many hours out of water (Ref. 391).


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