The Caribbean Sharpnose Shark is a requiem shark member of the family Carcharhinidae, found in the western Atlantic Ocean.
The maximum reported a size of the Caribbean Sharpnose shark is 110 cm TL. the average adult size appears to be about 80-89 cm TL. Both sexes seem to reach maturity at about 65-70 cm TL. Reproduction occurs annually with females ready to copulate immediately after parturition. Feeds mainly on small teleost fishes and also squid, crabs, and prawns.
This deepwater shark is a freshwater, brackish, reef-associated species. Found at depths of up to 500 m. This species has a wide geographic range from Honduras through Central America, the Caribbean and south to Uruguay, South America.
There are no specific conservation measures in place for this species.
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