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Carcharhinus altimus (Bignose Shark) is a species of modern sharks in the family requiem sharks. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. Individuals can grow to 300 cm. Reproduction is viviparous and iteroparous. They rely on carcharhiniform to move around.

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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/carcharhiniform
  • Definition: Body/caudal fin propulsion, retaining eel-like body movements and exploiting interactions between the sidewash from an anterior median fin with the next posterior fin, increasing its effective angle of attack
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Bignose Shark. View this species on GBIF