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Oceanic Whitetip Shark  SHARK



Scientific Name:
Carcharhinus longimanus

Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
White-tipped Shark, Whitetip Oceanic Shark

Group: Fishes

Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
VU-IUCN: 2006

Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America

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