Carcharias tricuspidatus   Day,  1878 (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Elasmobranchii
Order:Lamniformes
Family:Odontaspididae

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Description
Size: Max. 6m

Depressed head and a pointed snout.


Synonym (s)
Carcharias cuspidatus Day, 1878
Carcharius tricuspidatus Day, 1878
((misspelling))
Eugmophodus tricuspidatus (Day, 1878)
Eugomphodus tricuspidatus (Day, 1878)
Odontaspis tricuspidata (Day, 1878)

Common Name (s)
• Indian sand tiger (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Dr(Mrs.) Anisa Basheer (1989) Some common Indian Marine Fishes Marine Biology Mrs Shashi Jain, Pointer Publishers, Jaipur, India 66-104 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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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