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Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides  (Whitley, 1934)

Graceful shark
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Australia country information

Common names: Graceful shark, Queensland shark
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: minor commercial | Ref: Last, P.R. and J.D. Stevens, 1994
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Occurs in northern Australia, from Broome in Western Australia to Townsville in Queensland (Ref. 6871). Minor component of the northern Australian gillnet fishery; caught for its meat and fins (Ref. 6871). Also Ref. 244, 7300, 9997.
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority: https://www.csiro.au/
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Last, P.R. and J.D. Stevens, 1994
National Database:

Classification / Names

Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks) > Carcharhinidae (Requiem sharks)
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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 161 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 244); 167.0 cm TL (female)

Length at first maturity
Lm 115.0  range ? - ? cm

Environment

Marine; pelagic-neritic; depth range ? - 50 m (Ref. 6871)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred ?; 26°N - 25°S, 43°E - 155°E

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: Gulf of Aden and southwestern India east to Papua New Guinea, north to Taiwan and south to Australia.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 0; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 0. Grey or grey-brown on dorsal surface, white or cream below, with a conspicuous band of white on sides from pelvic fins to first dorsal fin; pectoral, dorsal and pelvic fins, and ventral lobe of caudal fin black or dusky-tipped, sometimes inconspicuously (Ref. 9997).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A little-known inshore, coastal pelagic species (Ref. 9997). Feeds mainly on fishes, also takes crustaceans and cephalopods (Ref. 6871). Viviparous (Ref. 50449). Probably taken in fisheries where it occurs (Ref. 9997). Utilized fresh and dried salted for human consumption; fins used in the oriental shark fin trade; liver oil processed for vitamins (Ref. 9997).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Traumatogenic (Ref. 4690)



Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.2   ±0.6 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years (Fec=3)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
High vulnerability (63 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium