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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Carcharhinidae Requiem sharks

Genus: Glyphis

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Asia
Max. Length 77.8 cm TL

 
Glyphis fowlerae
[Borneo river shark]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 204 cm TL
Glyphis gangeticus (Müller & Henle, 1839)

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Glyphis gangeticus
[Ganges shark]
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 251 cm TL

 
Glyphis garricki
[Northern river shark]

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 175 cm TL
Glyphis glyphis (Müller & Henle, 1839)

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Glyphis glyphis
[Speartooth shark]

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Eastern Indian Ocean

Glyphis siamensis (Steindachner, 1896)

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Glyphis siamensis
[Irrawaddy river shark]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Glyphis fowlerae Borneo river shark Asia 77.8 TL 2010
Glyphis gangeticus Ganges shark Indo-West Pacific 204 TL 1839
Glyphis garricki Northern river shark Indo-West Pacific 251 TL 2008
Glyphis glyphis Speartooth shark Western Pacific 175 TL 1839
Glyphis siamensis Irrawaddy river shark Eastern Indian Ocean 1896



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