Oceanic Blacktip Shark

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

Size: average 1.5 meter (4.9ft.);

Depth: 30 meters (100 ft.) or shallower

Habitat: tropical and subtropical waters, insular shelves

Diet: Bony fish, crustaceans, squid, swimming crabs

Reproduction: Viviparous, gestation period 10-12 months, 1-10 pups

Sexual maturity: around 1.4-1.6 meter (4.5-5.2 ft.); around 4-6 years of age

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