Oceanic Whitetip Shark

Oceanic Whitetip Shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) is a requiem shark and belongs to the family Carcharhinidae.

Size: 3.0 meters (10 ft.)

Depth: Surface to 350 meter (1,150 ft.)

Habitat: deep, open oceans, with a temperature greater than 18 °C (64 °F)

Diet: Pelagic cephalopods and bony fish

Reproduction: Viviparous, gestation period 12 months, 1-15 pups

Sexual maturity: around 1.75-2.00 meter (5.7-6.5 ft.); around 7-8 years of age

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