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Negaprion brevirostris (Lemon Shark) is a species of modern sharks in the family requiem sharks. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are native to The Neotropics, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and The Nearctic. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 340 cm. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on swimming and 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 lemon shark. View this species on GBIF