Stegostoma obesus     (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Elasmobranchii
Order:Orectolobiformes
Family:Stegostomatidae

Description

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Reef Whitetip Shark (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu INDIA (Record: 1998)
• Kerala INDIA (Record: 1998)

Literature Source(s)
  • Hanfee, F (1999) Management of shark fisheries in two Indian coastal states: Tamil Nadu and Kerala Case studies of the management of elasmobranch fisheries. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper. No. 378 Rome, FAO Part 1 (11) Available at - http://www.fao.org/docrep/003/X2097E/X2097E14.htm#ch11.
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org


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