Pacific spadenose shark

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Pacific spadenose shark
Scoliodon laticaudus ranong.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Carcharhinidae
Genus: Scoliodon
S. macrorhynchos
Binomial name
Scoliodon macrorhynchos
(Bleeker, 1852)

Carcharias macrorhynchos (Bleeker, 1852)

The Pacific spadenose shark (Scoliodon macrorhynchos) is a species of requiem shark, in the family Carcharhinidae. It was once regarded as conspecific to the spadenose shark (S. laticaudus).[1]


  1. ^ White, W.T., Last, P.R. & Naylor, G.J.P. (2010) Scoliodon macrorhynchos (Bleerer, 1852), a second species of spadenose shark from the western Pacific (Carcharhiniformes: Carcharhinidae). pp. 61–76. In: P.R. Last, W.T. White, J.J. Pogonoski (eds) Descriptions of New Sharks and Rays from Borneo. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper 032, 165 pp.