Creek whaler

It is viviparous.

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The Creek whaler lives in the demersal, brackish, marine, depth range - 40 m environment.

Creek Whaler in English. More

The creek whaler, Carcharhinus fitzroyensis, is a requiem shark of the family Carcharhinidae, found in the southwestern Pacific Ocean between latitudes 10° S and 26° S, from the surface to at least 40 m. Its length is up to about 1.35 m. More

Fitzroy creek whaler, and in Lake Nicaragua it is called Nicaragua Shark. In all of these cases, it was thought to be an endemic river species. Now, we know them all to be bull sharks. More

Creek whaler - Carcharhinus fitzroyensis online fact sheet reproduced by the Shark Foundation / Hai-Stiftung Result Pages: More

The creek whaler has large, broadly triangular pectoral fins A map showing the distribution of the creek whaler, which is found mostly inshore, north of central Queensland on the east coast and north of Exmouth on the west coast Distribution of More

No image of Creek whaler found in the Shark Database Range Map Earth Map Systematics Phylum: Vertebates (Chordata) Class: Carlilagenous Fishes (Chondrichthyes) Order: Ground sharks (Carcharhiniformes) More

The Tanner's Creek Whalers have been a folk music and sea chanty tradition in Hampton Roads since the early 1970's. They take their name from the historical name of the Lafayette River in Norfolk, Virginia. More

* Creek whaler, Carcharhinus fitzroyensis (Whitley, 1943) * Galapagos shark, Carcharhinus galapagenisis (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905) * Pondicherry shark, Carcharhinus hemiodon (M�ller & Henle, 1839) More

Common names

Carcharhinus fitzroyensis in Catalan (Català)
Carcharhinus fitzroyensis in French (français)
creek whaler in English
Creek whaler shark in English
Kreekhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Requin baleinier in French (français)
Tiburón ballenero in Spanish (español)
昆士兰真鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
昆士蘭真鯊 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Carcharhinidae
Genus : Carcharhinus
Species : Carcharhinus fitzroyensis
Authority : Whitley, 1943