Thintail thresher

- Thintail thresher, hammerhead shark ban on the table By Analia Murias www.fis. More

the thintail thresher, is easily recognizable because of its long caudal (tail) fin which equals about half the total length of its body. This awesome shark also has a characteristic dorsal fin and pelvic fins. More

is the thintail thresher (Alopias vulpinus) which may reach a length of 7.6 metres and a weight of 348 kilograms. The bigeye thresher (Alopias superciliosus) is next in size, reaching a length of 4. More

(Kiribati), te kimoa (Kiribati), thintail thresher (English), thon blanc (French), tibur More

The Thintail Thresher Shark can be easily confused with the Pelagic Thresher, Alopias pelagicus (dark coloration above the pectoral fins; first dorsal fin originates at 50 percent of body length). More

pregnant thintail thresher caught in nets. In 1994 a pregnant bigeye thresher Alopias superciliosus was caught in the nets at Thompson’s Bay. Each uterus contained one male pup of approximately 569 mm and 2330 g. More

The last thintail thresher was caught in the nets in 1999 and the highest annual catch of this species was in 1996, when a total of six were caught. More

Thintail thresher, hammerhead shark ban on the table PDF | Print | E-mail Written by Robert Upe Wednesday, 17 June 2009 Hammerheads The Spanish Ministry of More

Order : Lamniformes
Family : Alopiidae
Genus : Alopias
Species : Alopias pelagicus
Authority : Bonnaterre, 1788