Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Oceanic white tip shark
Carcharhinus Longimanus
(Poey, 1861)'
Range All Oceans except Arctic and Antarctic
Estimated Population Vulnerable
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Subclass Elasmobranchii
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Carcharhinus
Species • C. longimanus
Subspecies • Squalus maou Lesson, 1831

Squalus longimanus Poey, 1861
Pterolamiops longimanus Poey, 1861
Carcharhinus obtusus Garman, 1881
Carcharhinus insularum Snyder, 1904
Pterolamiops magnipinnis Smith, 1958
Pterolamiops budkeri Fourmanoir, 1961
Carcharhinus maou Lesson, 1831

Conservation Status
(IUCN 3.1)

Not to be confused with Whitetip Reef Shark.

Marine Marine HabitatsAquariumsGlobal OceansOcean Weather
Vertebrate FishesMammalsReptilesAmphibiansCartilaginous FishesSharks
Invertebrate ArthropodMolluscaEchinodermsCnidaria
Conservation Status Critically EndangeredEndangeredNear ThreatenedVulnerableLeast ConcernData DeficientNot Evaluated

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